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The city plans several facilities where addicts can inject heroin in a sterile environment with access to medical treatment, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports.
The city will dole out $100 worth of vouchers per voter that can be used to support the campaigns of municipal candidates, the AP reports.
A multi-tiered superhighway system would feature a slower lane for local traffic and an expressway for long-distance flights, The Verge reports.
A former chief technology officer for Seattle weighs in on a local issue that is becoming a national debate in the U. S.
Seattle trash collectors will double as food police by ticketing scofflaws who toss compostables, the Seattle Times reports.
With education reforms in the U. S. stalled in Washington and state capitals, cities are leading a new push for publicly funded preschool, Education Week reports.
In an essay, Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution says cities shoud focus on economic development around areas with a good mix of research institutions, innovative businesses and urban amenities that appeal to young professionals.