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Old 01-20-2012, 06:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Andy View Post
I think a lot has to do with the OP being from directly across the mountains from the Pacific Northwest. For Great Falls, the nearest big cities in the USA are Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake, and Denver. You folks mentioning smaller, distant towns are asking someone to move further away to a place with less employment opportunity. Seems silly to me.
Actually Chapel Hill's unemployment rate is 5.8% while Durham's is 7.3%. Both Seattle and Portland (the cities, not the region) are at 9% and more expensive places to live. Seems silly to focus on the Pacific Northwest as someone without any ties to the area.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:09 PM
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