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Millennials may follow parents’ footsteps to suburbs

Urbanists for the past decade predicted the millennial generation would save American cities. These urban evangelists argued the most populous generation in the United States distinctly prefers city living compared to older Americans of the baby boom generation and Generation ...

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Cities, towns face myriad legal challenges (access required)

Local governments can stop homeowners from displaying certain signage on their property, most government information is public, and panhandlers have free reign on town and city streets.

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Home prices rise in most major U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Home prices rose in March from February in most major U.S. cities for the first time in seven months. The increase is the latest evidence of a slow recovery taking shape in the housing market. The Standard & ...

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Home prices fell in December in most U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Home prices fell in December for a fourth straight month in most major U.S. cities, as modest sales gains in the depressed housing market have yet to lift prices. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price index shows prices dropped ...

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Unemployment falls in 75 percent of U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in about three-quarters of large U.S. cities in September, a sign that the nation’s modest job gains that month occurred across most of the country. The Labor Department said Wednesday that unemployment rates fell in ...

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Unemployment rates fell in most U.S. cities in July

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in a majority of U.S. cities in July, despite the weak economy that is producing few jobs. The Labor Department says unemployment rates dropped in 193 large metro areas, increased in 118 and were flat ...

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