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How 'American' is your city?

Aug 29, 2014
Someone used data to come up with an answer.
Posted In: American, rankings, cities

Ranking cities from Miami to Boston to Wichita on inequality

Feb 20, 2014
A new report from the Brookings Institution tracks American cities with the highest and lowest rates of economic inequality. Some cities with less inequality look a lot like the suburbs.
Posted In: inequality, cities

American Futures: Travels with Jim and Kai

Aug 1, 2013
A joint special project from The Atlantic and Marketplace looking at how the global economy is reshaping small town America.
Posted In: rural America, cities

City mayors back immigration reform

Jun 21, 2013
The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ supports immigration reform as a way to reduce city expenses and grow local economies.
Posted In: Immigration, Laredo, mayors, cities

Memphis tries to lure its natives home

Aug 20, 2012
Memphis -- a city that has struggled with population decline and high unemployment -- wants its native sons and daughters to help fuel a comeback.
Posted In: cities, Memphis, tennessee

Gas and oil fuel cities to rebound

Jun 27, 2012
Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Posted In: New Orleans, cities, recession, recovery

Study says Americans prefer walkable neighborhoods

May 29, 2012
New research from the Brookings Institution says Americans will pay up to $1,500 more in rent every month to live in a "walkable" neighborhood -- say, a place near their dry cleaners or grocery store or favorite restaurant.
Posted In: Housing, Suburban Living, rent, cities

The best cities for cheapskates

May 4, 2012
Where are the best places in the U.S. for cheapskates to live?
Posted In: cities, cost of living

The regional differences in the U.S. job market

Apr 5, 2012
Are some cities doing better than others when it comes to recovery, and a positive outlook for jobs in the near future?
Posted In: cities, Jobs

Tennessee city sets its sights on its very own typeface

Mar 8, 2012
The city of Chattanooga, Tenn., wants to join a growing list of U.S. cities with its own typeface to be used in everything from stationary to street signs.
Posted In: fonts, cities, tennessee

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