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When it comes to your health, where you live matters

/   Jessica Young, The Conversation

According to a recent report, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia have the worst health in the U.S. … By Jessica Young, The Conversation Read the full article here.

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Saratoga, Montgomery counties on opposite economic ends, report says

/   Steve Hughes, Times Union

Saratoga County has been a bright spot in upstate New York’s slow recovery since the Great Recession. … By Steve Hughes, Times Union Read the full article here.

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Costs of living are eating Colorado’s prosperity, Bell Policy Center finds.

/   Joey Bunch, Durango Herald

The Bell Policy Center in Denver released a report Friday that should give pause to lawmakers giddy over the state’s appearance of prosperity. … By Joey Bunch, Durango Herald Read the full article here.

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Another explanation for why S.A. is so economically segregated

/   Fernando Centeno, San Antonio Express-News

Trinity professor Christine Drennon’s recent response (“Explaining economic segregation; Is San Antonio really the most economically segregated city in the U.S.?” Dec. 24, Opinion) to an assessment by the Economic Innovation Group in Washington, D.C., prompts me to respond in turn — in the context of having studied our socioeconomic record and as a native…

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Study Ranks St. Mary Among ‘distressed’ Areas

/   Bill Decker, St. Mary Now

For more than three years, St. Mary has blamed an economic downturn on a prolonged slump in oil prices dating to autumn 2014. … By Bill Decker, St. Mary Now Read the full article here.

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