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Friday, August 5, 2011

Best of the Worst?

Posted By on Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 8:29 AM

Little Rock winds up on CNBC's list of "20 Cities You Don't Want To Live In... Yet" today, along with bombed out rustbelt burgs like Detroit and Flint, Michigan. Why is Little Rock so bad, according to CNBC? "Little Rock ranks low on arts, dining and entertainment options, high on crime, low on public transit options and high on risk for tornadoes, according to city-data.com." Okay, you've got us there. But they go on to give us props for our "diverse, stable economy," 6.9 unemployment rate (which actually counts as a silver lining these days), UAMS, and well-preserved downtown core.

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