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Sophistos and trendies vs. real families?

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | Houston, the cover story subject in the current issue of WORLD magazine, is ground zero for the biggest debate among urbanologists these days: Who’s right,

Midday Roundup: Detroit sacrifices pensions, saves art collection

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Debt ceiling. Detroit submitted its plan today to get out from under $18 billion in debt. Not surprisingly, city pensioners will face cuts of 34 percent for…

Houston heads, Houston tales

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | In researching the cover story in the issue of WORLD that went online this morning, I lived in Houston for a month, drove the city and suburbs with seven…

Houston: A semisweet land of liberty

Houston: A semisweet land of liberty

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | The U.S. economy is bogged down, but Houston is growing rapidly, looking past problems, and proclaiming, ‘You CAN make it here.’

Fargo: No longer Far-gone

Fargo: No longer Far-gone

By Daniel James Devine
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Cities | Fargo, N.D., is a suddenly popular place to live for students, immigrants, and young families

Finding cities of prosperity in a land of (unequal) opportunity

Finding cities of prosperity in a land of (unequal) opportunity

By Mindy Belz
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Cities | A recent study discovers surprising prosperity pockets in the United States where family and neighborhood makeup best determine a bright economic future

On the street where you live

By Mindy Belz
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Politics | An election year is a good time to remember all politics is local

Southern cities owe Bible devotion to hillbillies

Southern cities owe Bible devotion to hillbillies

By Keith Miller
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Cities | The American Bible Society and the Barna: Cities project are out with an updated ranking of the “Bible-mindedness” of the 100 largest American…

Are greater things yet to come in the suburbs?

By Keith Miller
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Cities | During the past decade or so, one of the most interesting demographic trends in American evangelicalism has been the relocation of its leadership from…

Urban life

By Daniel James Devine
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Roe v. Wade | A city hobbled by poverty and violence is about to get its first pro-life pregnancy center

Build it or they will leave

By Keith Miller
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Cities | With their victory last Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks secured homefield advantage throughout the National Football League playoffs. And what an advantage it…

Born in a stable, raised in the ’burbs

Born in a stable, raised in the ’burbs

By Keith Miller
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Cities | During my church’s celebration of the third Sunday of Advent, I was again struck by the absurdity of it all. The eternal God of the universe chose not only…

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