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Today we focus on the lack of jobs in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Healthy, wealthy and wise: America's fittest city is... (NBC Today Health) For the top 20 cities, 8 are in the west, 8 are in the north and 4 are in the south. This was determined by designating all states west of the states bordering the Mississippi as "the west" (except for Texas included in the south) and dividing the remaining states into north and south using the Ohio and Potomac rivers as the divider.
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