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10 Windiest Cities in US

Nashville, not Chicago, tops the list

(Newser) - Chicago might need a new nickname. Research firm CoreLogic has released a list of the windiest cities in the US based on wind-related events and maximum wind speed recorded in 279 metro areas in 2016 (including during Hurricane Matthew). The Windy City doesn't top the list. In fact, it'... More »

The 10 Neediest Cities in the US

Detroit tops the list

(Newser) - If you're planning to share the wealth this holiday season, WalletHub has a list of places that could use it. It's ranked the neediest cities in the country, based on poverty rates, homelessness, food insecurity, and more. The top 10: More »

Mississippi Women Get Max Sentences for Hate Crime

Judge wishes it could have been longer

(Newser) - Two young Mississippi women who took part in the racially motivated murder of a black man in 2011 received the maximum sentences yesterday from a federal judge who wished he could have sent them to prison for longer. Shelbie Brooke Richards, 21, and Sarah Adelia Graves, 22, received eight years... More »

Sick of Allergies? Avoid These 10 Cities

Louisville is worst offender, says allergy group

(Newser) - Allergy experts have unveiled the worst cities in the US for those with spring allergies, and Louisville, Ky., is the place you most want to avoid if you're an allergy sufferer. It moves up from No. 5 last year to the top spot this year. "The river provides... More »

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