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2013-06-24 23:25:05

The best jogging strollers for those in the suburbs were recently chosen by JoggingStroller.com, the leading provider of jogging strollers for parents of all fitness levels recently announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) June 23, 2013 The best jogging strollers for those in the suburbs were recently chosen by JoggingStroller.com, the leading provider of jogging strollers for parents of all fitness levels recently announced. The new collection of the best jogging strollers for the suburbs includes...

2012-06-06 02:20:26

TROY, Mich., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Suburban Collection is holding two open houses for individuals interested in one of 30 career opportunities available at their dealerships in Southeastern Michigan. The career open houses will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 12 at Suburban Mazda of Farmington Hills, 37911 Grand River Avenue, Farmington Hills and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 13 at Suburban Infinity of Troy, 1816 Maplelawn Drive, Troy. The employment opportunities are for...

2011-10-18 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. metropolitan areas with the lowest black-white residential segregation levels were located in the fast-growing South and West, according to analysis of 2010 U.S. Census results by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB). The most segregated metro areas were mainly concentrated in the slow-growing Northeast and Midwest. The report examined only metro areas with a total population of 500,000 or more and at least 3,000...

2010-08-16 18:13:50

Research presented at the 105th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association examines the extent to which minorities are moving farther into the suburbs surrounding large, central cities. Are minorities moving into suburbs that are essentially an extension of the inner city? Or are the outer-ring suburbs becoming more diverse? University of Cincinnati researchers tracked 30 years of U.S. Census data covering 250 metropolitan areas in an examination of those questions, with some...

2010-02-10 06:00:00

HARBIN, China, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SOKO Fitness & Spa Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SOKF) ("SOKO" or the "Company"), an operator of fitness centers, beauty salons and spas in Northeast China as well as suburban Beijing, today provided an update on its recently broadened geographic expansion strategy. In addition to its core strategy of targeting Tier-2 cities in China, SOKO has extended its geographic expansion strategy to include targeting facility openings in...

2010-01-04 10:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Property Investors, Ltd. Co-CEOs, Barbara J. Gaffen and Michael H. Zaransky announced the purchase of The Arbors of Brookdale in Naperville, Illinois, a 281 Unit, full amenity luxury Class A Garden Style Apartment Complex. The fully stabilized property was 96% occupied at closing. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100104/CG31497 ) Gaffen stated, "This acquisition provides a significant opportunity to purchase a rarely available...

2008-07-11 18:00:11

By Bob Jordan, Asbury Park Press, N.J. Jul. 10--Planners and environmentalists have long tried to rein in housing developments to save open land, but U.S. Census figures released Wednesday show that suburban sprawl continues its stretch across New Jersey. Towns on the outer edges of dense suburban areas, in general, saw the greatest rates of population increase from 2000 to 2007, the data show. At the Shore area, Ocean County's population grew by 10 percent -- to 565,493 -- with...

2006-01-26 08:20:00

By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON -- Across the United States, an unprecedented acceleration in suburban sprawl is prompting concerns about the environment, traffic, health and damage to rural communities, but opponents appear powerless to stop the process because of the economic development and profits it generates. Sprawl, defined as the unplanned, uncontrolled expansion of urban areas beyond their fringes, has greatly accelerated over the past 25 years, spurred by low mortgage interest rates and...

2005-09-09 18:46:54

CORVALLIS - Is suburban life making people overweight? Or could it be that overweight people tend to choose the suburban life? In a study recently published in the Journal of Regional Science, researchers from Oregon State University found that the relationship between obesity and urban sprawl may be a two-way street. Economists Andrew Plantinga from OSU's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Stephanie Bernell from OSU's Department of Public Health expanded previous studies...