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Morning Report: Restroom Panic

Downtown wants to be a place where people can get out of their cars and go for long walks — tourists, office workers, residents. But if they walk, they’ll need restrooms. And for years, there’s been a conflicting urge: Let’s not make the homeless too comfortable by installing easy-to-access public restrooms. Now city officials are scrambling […]

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The Engaged Voter’s Guide to the 2016 Primary

Some of the most exciting races and issues have burned out before they even really got started. Still, 2016 offers contests with major implications: There will be at least three new Council members. The mayor and Council will come away with a new legal adviser. We could change the way we budget for infrastructure improvements. Here’s a guide to what’s happened so far, and where the candidates stand.