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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

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…

Should Detroit liquidate its masterpieces?

By Tiffany Owens
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Cities | A New York-based auction house recently determined that 2,800 pieces of city-owned art at the Detroit Institute of Arts has a fair-market value…

Small town, big trouble

Small town, big trouble

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Cities | “It’s like Mayberry,” visitors sometimes say, a genuine small town of the sort that used to thrive all across this great land. It’s not just a bedroom…

Detroit’s decline didn't have to happen

By Cal Thomas
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Government | U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes has ruled that Detroit, Mich., may seek to protect itself from its creditors under Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy…

Past or present Houston residents: We need you

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | One smart Houston resident told me yesterday that his city in the 21st century will be what Philadelphia was to the 18th century, Chicago to the 19th century,

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