Commentary: Cities are back, but for how long?
Published 07/08/2009, West Central Tribune
Why are cities growing faster than the rest of the country? That’s happening and reverses a decade-long trend, according to new U.S. Census figures. Gainers in 2008 included such diverse locations as Chicago, Los Angeles, Columbus, Ohio, and Lincoln, Neb. The Census found that cities losing people, such as Cleveland, were shrinking at a slower rate.Word count: 598