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  • TUCSON The arena at the University of Arizona filled Wednesday with every walk of Tucson life — police officers and sheriff's deputies, city managers and firefighters, judges and priests, students and senior citizens — all looking to regain the feeling of small-city security lost in a barrage of bullets Saturday.

    Overflow crowd unites in grief, seeking comfort

  • Pittsburgh has been called the ‘best city to live’ in America, in terms of its balance between a decent number of big-city amenities, along with a small-city cost of living.

    Matthew Yglesias » Pittsburgh, phoenix

  • His sobriety slip-ups, including a bar fight, have been documented in a police report and a YouTube video, making this small-city mayor the butt of late-night television jokes and international news coverage.

    Alcoholic Mayor Wants Another Chance

  • That was part of what interested me in doing the story of small-city corruption.

    Scouring the Headlines, Law & Order: LA Takes on Two Big L.A. Scandals

  • The last week was a tougher test for Mr. Malloy, a former small-city mayor who's hovered on the periphery of the national stage.

    3 Governors, 3 Strategies In Flood Fight

  • After years of watching McDonald's commercials on Indian television, small-city consumers are familiar with the menu, he said, though they don't always understand that you have to line up to order food.

    McDonald's Growth Accelerates in India

  • A while back, a small-city newspaper in the Northeast dropped the Doonesbury comic strip over its use of the term “knocked up”.

    Northeast of Eden (memoir)

  • For example, I have spent most of the past 2 years living in Missouri, where barring some small pockets of Democrats the state is pretty much defined by the Democratic large cities (St. Louis, Kansas City, and to a lesser extent, Columbia) and rural and small-city Republican areas (everywhere else).

    MI-GOV: Poll Finds Union Support for Republican

  • "There's just not enough rural folks and small-city people left in America."

    EconLog: Political Economy Archives

  • And I have to admit that, starting from my initial position as a big-city bigot, I have come to appreciate small-city life away from TO much more than I ever expected.

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