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North Dakota oil rig

A North Dakota Oil Boom Goes Bust

What will happen to those who built their lives on it?

Asheville, North Carolina, won Amazon's City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge last year.

Amazon Seeking Local and Regional Government Cloud Innovators

A contest sponsored by the company will award between $25K and $50K credits to eight winners.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

What's Really Happening in Puerto Rico?

The commonwealth is facing a serious debt crisis that could result in default, but that’s only part of the problem.

Arizona’s Voters Are Victorious in the Fight Against Gerrymandering

The Grand Canyon State is now one of 13 states to take active steps against gerrymandering.

Oneida County,  New York, counts flooding as its No. 1 natural hazard.

How Twitter and Instagram Could Help Inform Local Disaster Response Efforts

State and local emergency management agencies are looking for new ways to monitor and use information posted on social media.

Chip cards

Should Local Governments Rush to Upgrade Point-of-Sale Terminals?

Microchipped credit and debit cards are finally taking off in the U.S., but Apple Pay and Google Wallet could undo them, according to one tech expert.

Vermont State House

Tax Resistance Unlikely to Thwart Vermont Education Reform

Government officials see the quality of education diminishing across the country.

San Francisco Public Library

San Francisco’s Public Libraries to Get 10-Gigabit-Per-Second Boost

The move comes as California aims to upgrade Internet connectivity speeds at all the state’s public libraries.