NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cities that provide parks, walking trails, playing fields and running tracks are setting standards for the country’s healthiest urban areas and showing that if they build fitness opportunities, residents will come.
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Where home sales are taking off now.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. men looking for the best place to find happiness, health and a good quality of life might consider heading to Boise, Idaho, or San Jose and San Francisco in northern California.
SACO, Maine (Reuters) – In the aftermath of the historic floods caused by Superstorm Sandy, some city leaders have begun to argue for the construction of sea walls capable of shielding the U.S. coastline from ever more intense storms.
With hotel prices on the rise, many tourists are bunking in cheaper towns next door to their real destination.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two small California cities are the latest battlegrounds in the $ 111 billion U.S. soda industry’s fight to defend a near-perfect record of defeating proposed taxes on sugary drinks.