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If Literacy is Defined As a College Degree, Detroit and Michigan Are Not Keeping Pace!

Central Connecticut State University has released its 12th annual survey of America’s Most Literate Cities. The study ranks cities based on research data for six key indicators of their citizens’ “use of literacy:” booksellers, educational attainment, Internet resources, library resources, newspaper circulation, and periodical publishing resources. 1,131 more words

Mapping Inequality in Greater Boston

Today’s Boston Globe has some great maps, but you will have to go there to see them. Click.

Katie Johnston writes, “In Boston, pockets of wealth and opportunity are spread out around the city, but poverty tends to be concentrated. 188 more words

Shrinking Shores

As suggested by the recent review of the disastrous consequences of a rise of two degrees Centigrade on the land-sea boundary of the United States, created by a sea-level rise of  1,276 more words

Data Visualizations

American Community Survey Infographic Series

Designed for the U.S. Census Bureau and presented at the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Congress. Additional infographics were created for the 435 congressional districts, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Boyfriend wanted for shooting girlfriend at Crown Motel

Jackson Police need your help locating a man wanted in connection to a motel shooting.

Police are searching for 28-year-old James Williams. Police said Williams is the victim’s boyfriend. 115 more words

News

Repost:There are more news headlines about gay marriage than gay marriages

This is according to the American Community Survey, which can’t be considered a conservative bastion by anyone anywhere.  Even with massive incentives to round up or estimate high, the ACS could only find about 500k gay and lesbian “marriages” in the United States.   613 more words

Culture

Woman shot at Crown Motel in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. – A shooting at a West Jackson motel has a woman recovering at the hospital will police search for her shooter.

It happened at the Crown Motel on Boling Street Thursday morning. 40 more words

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