Calif. mayor, council at loggerheads over scooter

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By Christopher Noble SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The mayor and city council are at war over whether the chic, crowded streets of San Francisco are ready for the latest thing in people moving -- Segway Human Transporters, electric-powered scooters that some technophiles claim could change the world. The city council of what is usually the most tech-friendly town in the country is expected to vote to ban the scooters next week. But Mayor Willie Brown vows to veto any ban, setting the ...

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