Katie Pearce

Katie Pearce writes the Lab Report, CityLab’s morning news roundup.

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Lab Report: The Hidden Force Behind Falling Crime Rates

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: Who Won Mayors' Races Across the U.S.

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: What to Watch on Election Day

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: Cities Are Still Feeling Out the Sharing Economy

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: Where Uber Is Actually Getting Good News

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: A Map of the 'Trail of Terror' in New York

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: The 'Unremitting Hostility' of States vs. Cities

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: What's Happening to Federal Policing Grants?

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

Lab Report: Should Cities Help Opioid Addicts Inject Their Drugs?

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: What Does 'Middle Class' Mean Anymore?

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

Lab Report: How Amazon Became 'The Bachelor' for U.S. Cities

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: How Amazon Changed Seattle

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

Lab Report: Will London's Old-School Cabbies Beat Uber?

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

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Lab Report: Is Surge Pricing Too 'Morally Outrageous' to Work?

A morning roundup of the day’s news.

Lab Report: When Fire Engulfs an 'Unburnable' Neighborhood

A morning roundup of the day’s news.