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"I hope I can call you mayor for years to come," David Blaska says to Mayor Paul Soglin to a few chuckles during his opening statements on proposal to hire 8 additional officers.
City Council votes 12 to 7 in favor of overriding, but it fails to meet 14 vote threshold needed. Taco Bell Cantina will not be serving alcohol on State Street.
Debate is ongoing about Taco Bell liquor license. Of the 7 members who voted to uphold veto two weeks ago, two would need to change their minds to reach the 14 vote threshold for an override.
At tonight's @CityofMadison council meeting, the Taco Bell saga continues with another attempt to override @Paulsoglin veto, a proposal to hire 8 additional @madisonpolice officers, and reallocating funds for under estimated Monroe Street and @MadisonWIFire projects
Checking surrounding states' newspapers and their coverage of last night's @Vikings win, and what would you know, @BlairvEmerson got to meet North Dakota's "Mr. Viking"  http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/bismarck/who-is-mr-viking/article_5330c3ae-8f19-5f41-b9a4-fc80c771e73d.html#tracking-source=home-top-story 
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