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America's toughest commutes, charted

For many Americans, the morning and evening commutes are the worst parts of the day. Nationally, Americans travel about 25 minutes each way to work. 240 more words

Another way to look at America's least affordable housing markets

News flash: houses in Silicon Valley are expensive. Really expensive.

The latest report by real estate agent Coldwell Banker on prices of family homes found across the US found, for the second time in three years, that the average house in Los Altos, California, is the priciest in the country, at nearly $2 million. 285 more words

Connecting the Dots

A small team of faculty and students is putting together a presentation and paper for Saturday’s digital conference at Bucknell University. The presentation is titled “Harrisburg’s City Beautiful Movement: Mapping the Growth and Transformation of the Pennsylvania State Capital” and details the collaboration between GIS and History faculty and students from Harrisburg University and… 474 more words

City Social

Digital Harrisburg Reboot

After the flurry of activity on this site last winter and spring, it may have come as a surprise that activity at this site would drop so abruptly in May. 752 more words

Digital History

U.S. Army: 'Negro' an acceptable term for soldiers

The U.S. Army has published a regulation stipulating that it is acceptable to refer to an African-American service member as a “Negro.” Army spokesman Lt. Col. 262 more words



The lack of quality, affordable day care is arguably the most significant barrier to full equality for women in the workplace. It makes it more likely that children born in poverty will remain there.

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