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Rising gas prices are a growing threat to the American way of life

For the last few years, Americans have enjoyed friendly prices at the pump. And in many ways consumers’ lives have been shaped by these prices. People have bought bigger cars, travelled more, and spent more money in general. But nothing lasts forever and rising gas prices could mean big changes […]
Rising gas prices are a growing threat to the American way of life
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Dying shopping malls are wreaking havoc on suburban America

Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio opened in 1975 to great fanfare as the premier shopping destination for the surrounding community. But customer traffic started to slow more than a decade ago, several department stores abandoned their leases, and the mall started failing. It lost its last store tenant in […]
Dying shopping malls are wreaking havoc on suburban America
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The American suburbs as we know them are dying

Look no further than the suburbs to see how American ideals about success are transforming. People in the US suburbs are changing the way they shop, where they eat, and what they want in their homes. Malls are shutting down as e-commerce continues to take over, and the casual-dining chains […]
The American suburbs as we know them are dying