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Lamenting Detroit: How a mighty city has fallen!

By Marvin Olasky
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Economy | When King Saul died and an Amalekite expected David to relish the demise of his foe, the future king lamented: “How the mighty have fallen.” Once, Detroit…

Will Detroit debt sink bonds?

By Andrew Branch
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Economy | Detroit is in bad shape: It’s population is way down, some neighborhoods are abandoned, the city is more than $17 billion in debt—and now officials are…

American ‘boomtowns’ benefit from conservative ideals

By Tiffany Owens
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Cities | Bloomberg   named 12 American cities as upcoming “Boomtowns” in a list released last week. Four of the cities come from a state with zero income tax…

Cash-strapped California city goes belly-up

By Angela Lu
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Cities | A federal judge granted Stockton, Calif., Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection yesterday, making it the largest city in the country to fail financially. Now the…

Are politics strangling a revival in Detroit?

Are politics strangling a revival in Detroit?

By Cal Thomas
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Cities | Since the Motown sound went silent—except on oldies stations—and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there…

Phoenix council abolishes gender

By Angela Lu
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Religious Liberty | An ordinance passed by the Phoenix City Council last night forces the city’s businesses, charities and churches to consider hiring transgendered people and…

When cities rot

By Mindy Belz
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Cities | Residents as well as corporate interests and local officials have to seek the welfare of the city where God has called them

L.A. grace

By Sophia Lee
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Cities | A spiritual renaissance comes to downtown Los Angeles

Urban frontiers

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | Many cities are in financial trouble, but some offer a sense of freedom for the pioneer-minded in WORLD's 2013 annual Cities coverage

Where are they now?

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | And where is New Orleans headed?

Brightmoor fighters

By Susan Olasky
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Cities | Population loss and official neglect haven’t kept residents of one Detroit neighborhood from banding together to rebuild

Semi-liberated capitals

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | Residents in three former Soviet cities are moving meter-by-meter forward (and sometimes back)

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