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Election Day 2013: Races to Watch

Miami Beach and Minneapolis are neck-and-neck for "most entertaining" mayoral campaign season.

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How Republicans Killed America's High-Speed Rail Plan

A new report suggests that governors may have passed on the trains so Obama wouldn't "win."

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The Remarkable Global Diversity of the NBA

A team-by-team look at how professional basketball has become more than just an American sport.

The U.S. Cities Where the Fewest Commuters Get to Work By Car

And where bike commuting has been growing the fastest.

Mapping 22 Different Latino Populations Across the U.S.A.

New maps show the geographic differences among Mexican, Salvadorean, Cuban, and other ethnic populations.

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How 5 Decades of Hispanic Immigration Gave Miami Its Own Unique English Dialect

Even native English speakers now sound slightly Latino. 

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3 U.S. Cities Are Among the World's Most Vulnerable to Flood Disasters

The geography of where rising sea levels will likely cost us the most.

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A Visitor's Guide to Florida's Most Notorious Law Enforcement Agencies

Seven police and sheriff's departments that have proven they won't hesitate to wreck your life. 

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So Pitbull Wants to Make Charter Schools 'Cool' and 'Sexy'

Is this good for America?

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Why Don't More U.S. Airports Connect to Amtrak?

A new federal report says the costs of intermodal air-and-rail hubs outweigh the benefits in all but a "limited number of places."

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Fun Fact of the Day: 3:05 p.m. Is Miami's Official Coffee Break

It's a celebration of cafecito, Cuban culture, and the city's area code.

Watch 10 Years of Public Transit Ridership Growth in This Blobby, Pulsating Map

In this unusual visualization, America's steady user rise is shown as a sea of swollen red discoids.

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An Apartment Designed to Force You Out of Your Car

Is Miami going down the walkability path? Developers of The Centro, a downtown housing complex, are banking on it.

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'We Are All Trayvon'

Across the country, protesters rage at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.

5 Landmarks That Could Soon Be Swallowed by Rising Seas

Among them: postcard-perfect lighthouses, parks, and seaside city blocks.

Peep at These Fantastic Vintage City Panoramas

You won't find better old cityscapes than the ones in this Library of Congress collection.

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In the Climate Change Economy, It's About Efficiency, Not Just Growth

North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.

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Public-Finance Stadium Fact of the Day: The Marlins Are Killing Baseball

The Marlins are tanking, and dragging the MLB down with them.

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Miami's Newest Proposed Tourist Attraction: A Gigantic Fake Sun

The giant artificial orb would sit in the middle of the harbor and change color throughout the day to replicate solar effects.