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September 15, 2011 By

Top 10 Metro Areas Gaining Kids

While the aging baby boom generation continues to dominate discussions of demographic changes in the United States, new population shifts are emerging with young families, in terms of where they are choosing to live and raise children. Urban Land

Wood-Burning Truck Sets Salt Flats Speed Record

In this land where computer-drawn, jet-driven vehicles with speeds approaching the sound barrier have drawn headlines for decades, Utah got a dose of good ol' Alabama boy ingenuity. Birmingham News

County Reduces Homeless and Jail Populations Simultaneously

Putting homeless people behind bars for nonviolent crimes may temporarily keep them from disturbing the public. But it fails to address the chronic issues -- like substance abuse and mental health problems -- that will likely land them back in jail again and again. Governing

NYC Residents to Decide Budget Expenditures

Four City Council members, intrigued by experiments begun in Brazil to let ordinary citizens determine how government uses tax dollars, say they plan to allow their constituents to decide how $4 million is spent next year. New York Times

C.I.A. Examining Legality of Work With Police Dept.

The C.I.A. is prohibited from gathering intelligence on American soil, but some have criticized its counterterrorism cooperation with law enforcement services as a de facto domestic spying campaign. The head of the Police Department’s intelligence unit, David Cohen, is a former C.I.A. official, and the agency has a senior clandestine officer embedded in the New York police force. New York Times


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