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Pontiac Ex-Councilman in Cocaine-Trafficking Bust: Officials Gone Wild

A roundup of the latest crimes, blunders and everyday embarrassments perpetrated by our esteemed municipal leaders.

Courtesy of Geoff Oliver Bugbee

In Louisville, Urban Planning Goes 3D

The city's new Vision Louisville initiative hopes to inspire proposals from the public.

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The U.S. Airports Most Likely To Influence the Spread of Global Disease

The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.

North America's Most Distinctive Theater Marquees

A sampling of some of the most vibrant, colorful signs.

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Postcard From Louisville

A former bookkeeper embezzled more than $300,000 from nuns and other news.

21st Century Parks

Louisville's Mega-Park

The Parklands will transform stalled developments and vacant farmland into an ambitious park system.

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A Chandelier for Your Parking Lot

An art museum in Louisville gets an absurd DIY urban intervention.

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Is Blotting the Best Solution for Shrinking Cities?

In places like Cleveland, Detroit, and Chicago, homeowners are being encouraged to expand the footprint of their properties

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Redeveloping Former Industrial Sites Doesn't Mean Giving Up on Industry

Brownfield projects in Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Toledo aim to reimagine what manufacturing means in America

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Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation