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    Local Media Struggles to Understand Segregation

    Springfield City Councilor Bud Williams is to thank for broaching a tough topic: Racial segregation and inequality in the Pioneer Valley. But local media outlets Masslive and WFCR/NEPR are struggling to get the central facts straight. Masslive initially reported that Springfield was ranked number one […]

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    New research: Bike paths increase property values

    But what if you can’t get to the bike path from your property, even when you’re right across the street, thanks to a giant cement wall? Welcome to “Riverside Road” (you also can’t get to the river). The University of Cincinnati study is available here. […]

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