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5 US Cities With the Most, Least Divorce

Carson City, Nev., has highest percentage of divorcees

(Newser) - And they lived happily ever after ... in some cities more than others. A new report from 24/7 Wall St. looks at the US cities with the highest and lowest percentage of divorcees. The site acknowledges that a variety of factors can fuel a divorce but observes "it is more... More »

America's 10 Least Boozy Cities

Expect a dry weekend in Utah

(Newser) - Don't expect to find many rowdy parties in Provo-Orem, Utah. Despite its 10 bars, the area is the least boozy in the country, according to 24/7 Wall St. , which ranked US cities based on excessive drinking rates in a 30-day period. The 10 least boozy cities, which fall in... More »

10 Best-Run US Cities

You'll find most of them in Middle America

(Newser) - Running a city is no small feat, and with nearly 63% of the US population living in urban centers, per the US Census Bureau . WalletHub decided to see which ones are managed the best. The site looked at 150 of the biggest cities in the country, combining the results of... More »

Elizabeth Smart to Missing Woman: 'We Will Find You'

Elizabeth Laguna-Salgado vanished in broad daylight in Provo, Utah, a year ago

(Newser) - From one Elizabeth to another, an appeal to be strong and hopeful emerged Monday as Utah marked the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of 26-year-old Elizabeth Laguna-Salgado, per NBC News . "We will find you. We are looking, and we won't give up," Elizabeth Smart Gilmour , who herself... More »

Hiker Loses Car Keys, Dies of Exposure

20-year-old woman found next day in Provo Canyon

(Newser) - Booze and a late-night hike in freezing temps might seem like a combination with the potential to go horribly wrong, but it was the added element of lost car keys that took a turn for the deadly in Utah's Provo Canyon. As Weather Underground reports, 20-year-old Hadley Boberg and... More »

10 Cities With Best, Worst Well-Being

Provo is tops, while Huntington, West Virginia, is last

(Newser) - Gallup is out with its annual rankings of "well-being" in various communities, based on surveys of residents that encompass everything from jobs to physical and emotional health to community safety. The results: Provo, Utah, comes in at No. 1, while Huntington, W. Va., finishes last among 189 cities, reports... More »

Least Religious City in US Is ...

Burlington, Vermont, and Boulder, Colorado, tie in Gallup poll

(Newser) - If religion and church-going aren't your thing, Burlington, Vermont, might be the place for you. If they are, you'll have plenty of company in Provo, Utah. A new Gallup survey susses out the most and least religious cities in America, based on the percentage of people who say... More »

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