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Update: Bisbee to Revise Civil Union Law

Last week, we wrote about Bisbee, an Arizona city that passed a law allowing same-sex civil unions and accompanying rights and benefits. This week, after legal pressure from the Arizona Attorney General, the Bisbee council voted to nullify the law, but the city plans to revise it to allow same-sex partner benefits while avoiding conflict […]

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New Orleans and the “Economy of the Future”

p5rn7vb New Orleans is not giving up, and it’s not merely trying to restore its status as a “sleepy southern belle.” According to Atlantic Cities, New Orleans is choosing a “third path” by aiming to transform itself into a regional innovation hub. The city is using its low cost of living, increasing quality of life, […]

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For Detroit, a Crisis of Bad Decisions and Crossed Fingers

Mar. 11, 2013 Is it that simple? Is Detroit’s decay really just a matter of bad management and industrial decline? Today’s New York Times explains Detroit’s recent fiscal crisis as a result of decades of corrupt, incompetent leadership and disappearing industrial jobs that produced huge debts the city simply cannot pay. According to the Times, […]

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