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Cities of the World
Stories about cities and the culture in and around them (especially making them better)
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U.S. Cities with the best credit scores

Cities where residents have the best credit scores http://t.co/8SexLNfp...
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Footage shows Chinese African 'ghost town'

Footage shows Chinese African 'ghost town' | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
A giant new Chinese-built city has sprung up on the outskirts of Angola's capital Luanda.
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The rise of urban farming

Urban farming's trendy frugality is drawing converts in an age of economic uncertainty. (@rogerdoiron Thank you!
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Mindboggling NASA Shots Of Miami From Space, At Night

Mindboggling NASA Shots Of Miami From Space, At Night | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Click here to view the full photogallery. Taken by NASA on November 24th, 2011, these are night two shots of Florida. Actually, this is ALL of Florida. Miami, of course,...
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Detroit Rising - A Special Report from The Atlantic Cities

Detroit Rising - A Special Report from The Atlantic Cities | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Cities covers urban design, transit, planning, jobs, housing, and lifestyles all over the globe.
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Detroit Urban Farming Gets Boost From New Michigan State University

Detroit Urban Farming Gets Boost From New Michigan State University | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Detroit Urban Farming Gets Boost From New Michigan State University ...Huffington PostMichigan State University sees Detroit as a future pioneer for urban agriculture.
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Germany and Spain are top travel spots for summer

Germany and Spain are top travel spots for summer | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Desperate to go somewhere cool this year? To find out what's hot this summer season, Relaxnews took a look at Kayak's destination data, based on millions of flight and hotel searches from its...
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The 15 Hottest American Cities Of The Future

The 15 Hottest American Cities Of The Future | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Where you'll want to live 20 years from now. (Way to go Burlington!
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The Institute without Boundaries in Toronto is helping students understand and design more resilient cities

The Institute without Boundaries in Toronto is helping students understand and design more resilient cities | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
COLAB creates a sustainable solution to green car-centric Markham, Canada.
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America's Richest Cities, 1978 and Now

America's Richest Cities, 1978 and Now | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
This chart illustrates the rise and fall of America's metros.
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US house prices 'rise in April'

US house prices 'rise in April' | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
US house prices rose in almost all major cities in April, the closely-watched Case Shiller survey indicates.
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Dawson Creek lights way for cities going solar

Dawson Creek lights way for cities going solar | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Dawson Creek is in the heart of oil and gas country in the Northern Rockies and is famously located at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. Yet, everywhere you look are signs of green energy.
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Warriors' arena - Is Embarcadero the right place?

Warriors' arena - Is Embarcadero the right place? | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Public officials were smiling in 2007 when Gap founder Donald Fisher announced his desire to build a museum in the center of the Presidio to hold his family's vast collection of contemporary art.
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10 Cities With Fastest-Growing Wages In 2012

10 Cities With Fastest-Growing Wages In 2012 | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Some major cities have begun to recover from the recent economic slump, and are raising wages. Where should you look for jobs?
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What Does the Proliferation of Bank Branches Mean for Manhattan?

What Does the Proliferation of Bank Branches Mean for Manhattan? | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
1. There is an empty storefront on Eightieth Street and Broadway available for rent. It was empty in December, when I last saw it, and, according to sources—I’ve been in New Orleans—it lies empty still.
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Home Prices Rising All Over After 6-Year Slump

Home Prices Rising All Over After 6-Year Slump | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Home prices are beginning to rise after a six-year slump in cities from San Francisco and Seattle to Miami with jobs and lifestyles that appeal to younger and affluent buyers.
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Cities Outpace Suburbs in Growth

Cities Outpace Suburbs in Growth | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalCities Outpace Suburbs in GrowthWall Street JournalIn the past decade, cities have become considerably more livable.
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7 most business-friendly cities

7 most business-friendly cities | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
More than 6,000 small businesses weighed in on a recent Thumbtack survey of the nation's 40 largest metro areas. Here are the cities that rated highest on hiring, licensing, regulation, zoning and more.
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America's Favorite Cities Survey 2012

America's Favorite Cities Survey 2012 | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
RT @TravlandLeisure: Help your fave city be a winner in our America's Favorite Cities survey! Retweet to help get your fave on top!
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Google Earth 7.0 for Android brings new, super-detailed 3D maps for some cities

Google Earth 7.0 for Android brings new, super-detailed 3D maps for some cities | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Here's a bit of a surprise that slipped under the radar during the Google I/O keynote: Google Earth for Android has been updated (Google Earth 7.0 for Android brings new, super-detailed 3D maps for some cities http://t.co/9WgarS1u...)...
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Stockton's Bankruptcy, By The Numbers

Stockton's Bankruptcy, By The Numbers | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Some of the factors that made Stockton the largest bankrupt city in American history.
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Why Tech Startups Are Mad For Madison

Why Tech Startups Are Mad For Madison | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
Progressive legislation is helping Madison, Wisconsin, spawn the next generation of innovators.
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Most expensive U.S. cities to live in

Most expensive U.S. cities to live in | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
When you leave the nation’s heartland and head to the coasts, the cost of living jumps. In fact, four of the most expensive cities we found are in California. The rest are along the East Coast and in far-flung Hawaii and Alaska.
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Mandatory bike helmet laws: Are other cities hitting the brakes?

Mandatory bike helmet laws: Are other cities hitting the brakes? | Cities of the World | Scoop.it
As Ontario’s chief coroner recommends requiring helmets for all, debates on the effectiveness of helmet laws heat up elsewhere. (#toronto news : Mandatory bike helmet laws: Are other cities hitting the brakes?
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