Author Archives: Thomas C. Frohlich

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25 Cities Adding (and Losing) the Most Jobs in 2017

2017 may stand out for many events and developments, and among them is the exceptional year turned in by the labor market. For one, U.S. unemployment dropped to 4.1% in ...
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City With the Longest Life Expectancy in Every State

Life expectancy is considered a measure of progress in a society. In the United States, with life expectancy steadily rising since at least 1900, there is likely an expectation that ...
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32 Most Dangerous (and Safest) Cities for Cycling

The United States is not known for its bike-friendly infrastructure. Next to cities like Copenhagen, Denmark and Amsterdam, Netherlands, where bikes often outnumber cars and where biking is common across ...
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City With the Shortest Life Expectancy in Every State

Life expectancy is considered a measure of progress in a society. In the United States, with life expectancy steadily rising since at least 1900, there is likely an expectation that ...
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25 Richest Members of Congress

President Donald Trump is by far the wealthiest member of the U.S. government, with an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion. While Trump is far from the typical U.S. politician, ...
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States Where Poverty Is Worse Than You Think

Most agree the poor deserve public help. But where should the line dividing poor from non-poor be set? The U.S. government answered this question in 1963 by by setting official ...
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25 Richest Members of Congress

President Donald Trump is by far the wealthiest member of the U.S. government, with an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion. While Trump is far from the typical U.S. politician, ...
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30 American Ghost Towns

In the wake of the ongoing housing recovery, a new problem has arisen: a shortage of homes for sale. But while this might be the problem in most of the ...
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Most Famous Latin Artists

Every year, music lovers in Spanish, Portuguese, and increasingly English speaking countries look forward to the Latin Grammy Awards. The awards honor rising and long-influential Latin stars for outstanding achievements ...
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25 Cities Where You Don’t Want to Get Sick

Medical errors and suboptimal hospital conditions are a leading cause of death in the United States, resulting in hundreds of thousands of fatalities each year. Of course, some hospitals are ...
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25 Most Dangerous Cities in America

The horrific mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas over the weekend represents just the latest in a series of brutal gun massacres that have occurred across the ...
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States With the Highest Cancer Rates

Cancer, the second leading cause of death in the United States, was first recorded as early as 4,000 years ago. The disease affects nearly all Americans, touching the lives both ...
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America’s Cheapest Cities to Live In

Effectively budgeting one’s earnings and expenses is not alway easy, and the difference between saving and just scraping by depends on the cost of living in an area. Households earning ...
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15 Most Threatened Indigenous Peoples

Relatively few civilizations are the original residents of the regions they inhabit -- the result of colonization and struggles over land and resources. The world’s indigenous peoples are either extinct, ...
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10 Ways New Regulations Make Buying a Home Harder

The subprime mortgage crisis is history for most Americans, and in its wake federal regulators have implemented rules to try and avoid a repeat of the housing meltdown. Since then, ...
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