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Uber Agrees to Stand Down in Portland

Oregon's largest city gets the infamous disruptor to cease operations for three months.

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Charlotte Launches Its New Open Data Portal

Watch how Code for America helped North Carolina’s largest city unlock its information.

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Neb., Okla. File Lawsuit Over Colo. Pot Law

Recreational weed in the Centennial State has strained law enforcement elsewhere, neighboring officials say.

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The official ribboncutting for the I-95 Express toll lanes earlier this month.

New D.C.-area Express Toll Lanes Test P3 Financing Models

Toll projects so far have proven to be the riskiest types of public-private partnerships.

The Cops vs. the Mayor: Bill de Blasio's Big Headache

Can the liberal NYC mayor mend fences with increasingly hostile police leadership just as he needs the force to handle protests against bad policing?

GOP Governors Eyeing the White House Have Plenty to Lose at Home

The road to the White House comes riddled with potholes for four Republican governors as they prepare for 2015’s legislative sessions.

The Chart That Toppled San Diego's Long-Term Transportation Plan

And could strengthen climate policies in California cities for years to come.

America's Holiday Lights Can Be Seen from Space

They're especially bright in the suburbs, says NASA.

An example of what a bedbug looks like.

Kansas State Workers Sent Home Because of Bedbugs

An office cubicle chair is reportedly home to a nest of the pests.

Congress Gives States Breathing Room on Medical Marijuana

For the first time, lawmakers approved a measure to block the Justice Department from going after states where pot is legal for health reasons.

Use of Gunfire-Detection Technology Expands to More Cities

ShotSpotter, used in more than 60 U.S. cities, is now helping police in Wilmington, Delaware.

Protecting Against Next-Generation Threats at the State and Local Government Level

Watch our recent editorial viewcast featuring Fairfax County, Virginia, CSIO Mike Dent and D.C. CIO Sagar Samant.