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  •  Interesting analysis. I went back to my (2+ / 0-)
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    rowanleigh, davelf2

    old hometown in upstate NY which is one of the few towns that has 2 walmarts within a few miles of each other (this is a rarity).  The main commercial/retail road that ran through my old town had a lot more stores, hotels etc. than when I lived there, but the region itself was far less prosperous than when I left it 20 years earlier. Imagine that.  We had less commercial activity but more prosperity and the population was slightly bigger then than it is now.  

    Alternative rock with something to say:

    by khyber900 on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 01:30:13 PM PST

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