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In a meeting that lasted into Friday morning, Dublin City Council members were at odds over choice to fill the council's vacant seat, opening up the possibility of a special election in June.  
Canada's second-largest city, like other cities in Canada, does not have taxation authority, so the provincial government would have to step in; beverage industry favors voluntary calorie-reduction program  
Friends remember Doris Rodriquez as a champion of everyday people  


Political Blotter: Barbara Lee troubled by U.S. troops' new Afghanistan role
Congresswoman Barbara Lee isn't happy that President Obama authorized a somewhat broader role for American troops remaining in Afghanistan; also, one of former GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari's only bragging rights is slipping away.