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The Three-Legged Stool of Economic Development

by Miriam Axel-Lute December 31, 2013

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  Urbanist gadfly Richard Florida recently attempted to tip the sacred cow of "eds and meds" (universities and hospitals) economic development by arguing that cities with a high percentage of employment in those sectors tended to ...

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The Hole Story

by Darryl McGrath June 8, 2011

Yes, we know it’s almost strawberry season, and temperatures are in the 90s, but that really was a pothole you just drove over—and a big one at that. Wheel-jarring reminders of last winter abound throughout the ...