Category: mayor

A Japanese village was spared being destroyed during the 2011…

A Japanese village was spared being destroyed during the 2011 tsunami by its huge seawall — a wall that its previous mayor had been harshly criticized for building.

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America’s first female mayor was elected in 1887. A…

America’s first female mayor was elected in 1887. A group of men nominated her as a joke, but she won over 60 percent of the vote.