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At US-Africa summit, Obama announces $33 billion in new commitments to Africa

...bridges and ports needed to pull them out of Africa."We also realize we have some catching up to do," said Michael Bloomberg, the former New York mayor and billionaire businessman who opened the summit Tuesday. "We are letting Europe and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-05/us-africa-summit-obama-ann
San Francisco, Berkeley try to become first US cities to impose soda tax

...have slapped a warning label on sodas before it was ultimately defeated last month.In New York City, former mayor Michael Bloomberg pushed to cap the size of sugary drinks sold in restaurants and other venues at 16 ounces. The move was shot down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-08/san-francisco-berkeley-try
Coca-Cola video shows fun of burning off 140-calorie soda

...limit on sugary drinks sold in restaurants, stadiums and other venues. The measure, championed by former mayor Michael Bloomberg, was knocked down by a judge after a lawsuit led by the beverage industry.Coca-Cola, based in Atlanta, began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-06/coca-cola-video-shows-fun-
A call for vigilance

...He's absolutely right.But it's not a problem you can get at by seizing guns, as former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is spending $50 million to do.Rather, what we need is smart, soft-spoken and thoughtful people in positions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-25/call-vigilance
Historic MCG gift makes top 50 list

...Frank McCourt. The list includes the founders of Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Harrison, who never forgot his roots in Kite, Ga., would probably be amused that he is on a list with them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-14/historic-mcg-gift-makes-top-
Facebook posts for illegal gun sales to be deleted

...who has been pressing the company along with Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Moms Demand Action. Moms Demand Action collected more than 230,000 signatures on petitions calling on Facebook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-05/facebook-posts-illegal-gun
NYC commuter train derails killing 4, hurting more than 60

...seriously hurt, according to the Fire Department. After visiting an area hospital Sunday evening, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters that the 11 who originally were critical no longer appeared to have life-threatening injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-01/nyc-commuter-train-derails-killing-
World's leaders mourn, praise apartheid icon

...forgiveness toward his former captors is one of the great reconciliation stories in human history."New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recalled the ticker-tape parade in his city for Mandela in 1990, the year of his release after 27 years of imprisonment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-06/worlds-leaders-mourn-praise-aparthe
No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger

...Recent school lunch guidelines prevent them from being served in cafeterias.In a statement, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it was his city's 2008 ban that led to much of the change. "Our prohibition on trans fats was one of many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/no-more-trans-fat-fda-bann
NYC Marathon canceled

NEW YORK - The New York City Marathon was canceled Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that it was wrong to hold the race while the region is still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.With people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-11-02/nyc-marathon-canceled