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The High Price of Prejudice

The numbers don't lie: Prejudice isn't just morally reprehensible, it's economically punishing as well.

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Colder States = More Binge Drinking

We took a quick look at the relationship between weather and alcohol consumption

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Can Skyscraper One-Upmanship Predict Economic Collapse?

Barclay's sure thinks so

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Number of the Day: 80

That's the number of mayors who have pledged their support to a new city-based gay marriage advocacy group

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How Can Cities Make Life Easier for the Elderly?

One city in South Carolina comes up with some innovative solutions

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Portfolio of the Week: ikon.5

An emerging architecture firm that specializes in designing projects for higher education

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California's Big Redevelopment Gamble

What will the state lose by getting rid of the agencies that govern development?

Mark Byrnes

What the Federal Government Can Learn From Metros

The innovative solutions we've showcased this week should inspire Washington

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Googling the City's Edge

Lessons learned from comparing city borders on Google Maps

Postcard From Key West

The Miami to Keys "over the sea" railroad turns 100 and other news 

Documenting the New Generation of Health Problems Caused by Sprawl

In a new documentary, a trio of doctors examine why diseases like diabetes and obesity have sky-rocketed

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Can China Support Its New Urban Majority?

According to a new report, the country could face major food and water shortages thanks to climate change

Reuters

The Municipal Feud That Made Hollywood

In 1937, a California city just southwest of Hollywood tried to change its name - to Hollywood

Mark Byrnes

Empowering Regions to Reinvent Themselves

In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave ten regions the opportunity to propose their own economic fixes

Mark Byrnes

Bringing Ohio's Rust Belt Industries Into the 21st Century

A regional organization helps old commodities industries find new niches for their products

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If Romney Stumbles in South Carolina, Is the Economy to Blame?

The serious economic challenges facing the next three GOP primary states may hurt Romney and help more conservative candidates

Sarah Goodyear

How a Shy Artist Dealt With Having the High Line Right Outside Her Window

Hyemi Cho never expected to have throngs of tourists peering into her apartment, but she came up with a painterly solution

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Drink of the Day: Beer

Brazil's cities may be required to introduce beer back into soccer stadiums for the World Cup

Why Do Cow Brains Keep Getting Seized at the Cairo Airport?

International smugglers have tried to bring cow brains into Egypt four times in the past two weeks