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October 11, 2011 By

Which Cities Have Top Credit Rating?

"Areas of the country that didn't go crazy during the boom are probably still reaping the benefits in terms of their credit scores." USA Today

Tablet App Builds Braille Keyboard (Video)

The lack of tactile feedback makes typing on a touchscreen difficult at the best of times, but the problem is even worse for blind and visually impaired users. That's set to change thanks to Adam Duran, a student on a summer course at Stanford University who has come up with a Braille keyboard for tablets. New Scientists

Video Contest Winner Illustrates the Value of Local Government

ICMA’s fourth annual video contest has come to a close and winners have been selected! This year, contestants were asked to create a short videos that answered one of the following questions: ICMA

Fast-Thinking Teachers, School Defibrillator Save Girl

Seventh-grader Kylee Shea collapsed in the hall of her Dallas-area school and could be dead or brain-damaged today if not for two quick-thinking teachers who revived her with CPR and a defibrillator. Happy News

Rand Reconsiders Pot-Shop Study After L.A. City Attorney Complains

Rand Corp. has removed a controversial study on crime and medical marijuana dispensaries from its website while it reviews the conclusions, a decision that came almost three weeks after the Los Angeles city attorney's office criticized the report and demanded that it be retracted immediately. Los Angeles Times

Community Policing Award Winners Announced

Winners and finalists demonstrate the meaningful change that can occur when law enforcement officials and their communities are empowered to utilize all available resources for crime prevention and improvement of quality of life.  IACP


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