Texas Town Goes Silent Amid Allegations of Secrecy and Cronyism

Officials in one Texas city went silent over allegations of secrecy and cronyism in a questionable closed-door garbage collection deal. The deal overcharged local businesses for years and the city fizzled on its promises to look into the matter for its taxpayers.


‘Silent Disco’ Hits San Francisco

Scores of celebratory San Franciscans dancing to synced headphone tunes joined Thursday in a trendy silent disco for the re-opening of San Francisco’s $20.5 million remodeled Dolores Park.

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Trash Overflowing National Mall

Either the National Park Service is lazy, understaffed, or the number of people who visit the National Mall has increased exponentially, because the Mall’s trash bins are overflowing with garbage.