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Map of the Day: Happy States

A new Gallup study shows which states are the most and least content.

Where To Find a Blue-Collar Job in 2020

What might the geography of blue-collar work look like in the next decade?

The United States of Craigslist

What if we drew our regions based on Craigslist's influence?

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The American Worker's Housing Affordability Crisis

Nearly a quarter of working households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing.

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The Rise of the NBA Superstar City

What the geography of the All-Star game says about American cities and metros.

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Would There Be 'Linsanity' if Jeremy Lin Played in Charlotte?

The size of a sports town does have its advantages to star players.

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A Blueprint for a 21st Century Workforce

The question we need to ask ourselves is, what skills will help workers earn the most?

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New York vs. London, in Debate Form

Two great global cities went head-to-head in a battle of words over which one is the best.

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The Geography of U.S. Economic Confidence

Why Americans in some states feel more secure in their economic future.

Map of the Day: Where the Government Workers Are

Besides D.C., which states boast the most federal employees?

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Why America Keeps Getting More Conservative

The country's conservative drift is only deepening.

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Literacy and the Wealth of Cities

The list of America's Most Literate Cities suggests there's little relationship between literacy and economic development. Our analysis suggests otherwise.

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What Dollar Store Locations Reveal About America

Surprising data on who's shopping at the discount chains.

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The Neighborhoods Where Locals Want to Live

Trulia tracks where in-town buyers search for housing.

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New York vs. Boston: Which Is the Better Sports Town?

A statistical examination of the long-term sports successes and failures of the cities in this year's Super Bowl.

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Imagining a Super Bowl in London

Why the ultimate American event could go global as early as 2015.

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Why You Should Buy an iPad in Bangkok Instead of Buenos Aires

Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.

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Florida Is the Nation's Housing Market

The state shows the depths of the continuing crisis, but also offers some insightful solutions.

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Venture Capital Shifts Downtown

Boston is wooing venture capital away from its suburbs.