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By Fanis Grammenos... Twice a migrant, my moves were propelled by a singular motivation: seeking opportunity to better my lot...
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By John C. Beddow and James P. Lesage… Hays and Comal counties, part of Austin and San Antonio metro areas, are part and parcel of an emerging 80-mile long economic corridor between San Antonio and Austin, along the I-35.
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By Scott Beyer...San Antonio consistently ranks among the nation’s leaders in population growth and job growth, experiencing the rapid urbanization once common among America’s legacy cities.
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By Rogelio Sáenz... The long presence of military installations in San Antonio has been a key factor in offering upward mobility for Hispanics…
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By Ryan Streeter… Austin has been ranked the number one city for young entrepreneurs, small businesses, jobs, millennial homebuyers, singles, dog owners, and food trucks.
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By Anne Snyder...Creative friction – unchaperoned and unprescribed – is Houston’s secret sauce. Those lured to the city comment that, "the American Dream is still alive here."
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By Klaus Desmet and Cullum Clark... Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) has started the 21st century with a bang. Like the other major metro areas in Texas, the DFW area has grown far faster than most large U.S. cities...
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By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox... The future of American cities can be summed up in five letters: Texas. The metropolitan areas of the Lone Star state are developing rapidly. These cities are offering residents a broad array of choices...
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By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox COU investigates the surprising demographics behind Donald Trump’s surprising journey to the Oval Office. Read the story...
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by Utah League of Cities and Towns Dense is not necessarily desirable when it comes to planning a city. That’s the opinion of a man who is internationally recognized as an authority on economic, political and social trends...
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