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  1. Cities Dominate the U.S. Recovery

    National data shows a recovering America, but parsing the digits shows the playing field remains unequal. Booming urban areas have recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession, and then some. But that leaves the less-urbanized areas struggling — many have fallen far short of even replacing the jobs lost. In the past, the rising economy lifted everyone. While some experts say it may be too soon to call a trend, the stats point to a stalling of fortune for those not tied to city life.

    Washington Post

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