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Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Anthony Weiner: I'd probably be mayor if it wasn't for the Web

The still disappointed candidate says that if this was still 1955, he would have been elected mayor.

By Oct. 17, 2013

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Gawker raises $200K to buy video of Toronto mayor allegedly smoking crack

This Indiegogo campaign has met a drug dealer's price for a video purporting to show Rob Ford getting high. But with the dealer incommunicado and police reportedly looking into a killing, we may not see the footage.

By May. 27, 2013

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NYC mayor: AT&T satellite 'hot spots' on the way

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says AT&T's CEO has promised "satellite trucks" to help boost capacity and offer cell phone charging for those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

By Nov. 1, 2012

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Newark mayor takes to Twitter to help amid Sandy

Cory Booker spent the night responding to citizens in distress and tweeting about it during the superstorm.

By Oct. 30, 2012

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NY mayor blames crime rise on thefts of iPad and iPhone

The New York mayor blames a rise in crime on thefts of Apple devices. I'm talking here!

By Dec. 31, 2012

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NYC mayor blames theft of Apple devices for uptick in crime

iPhones and iPads are the preferred device target of many thieves in the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg notes during his weekly radio address.

By Dec. 28, 2012

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee banks on tech startups

"San Francisco is becoming the capital of Silicon Valley," according to legendary angel investor Ron Conway, and the city is becoming more friendly to tech businesses.

By Sep. 11, 2012

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New Jersey mayor, son accused of hacking recall Web site

The mayor of West New York, N.J., is arrested along with his son and accused of hijacking a site supporting the mayor's recall.

By May. 24, 2012

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Google doodle honors 'Mayor of Silicon Valley' Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce was a scientist early to the new field of semiconductors, as well as an entrepreneur who co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel.

By Dec. 12, 2011