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Old 09-21-2008, 03:01 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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According to US News and World Report, of the nations's 200 largest metros, the top place where new jobs are created and sustained is 2007's Number 8 Metro and 2008's Number 1 Metro....

PROVO-OREM, Utah

The place that made the biggest leap into the Top 10 from last year is Tacoma, Washington that went from Number 50 in 2007 to Number 8 in 2008.

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Top 10 Cities for Jobs and Economic Growth - The Home Front (usnews.com)
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Old 09-21-2008, 04:33 PM
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As rather divergent pay indicates, all jobs aren't created equal...

Some industries like finance and tech are far higher paying than others and tend to cluster in a few major urban regions like NYC and SiliconValley

Some regions like LasVegas and much of FL have, in good times, lots of low-wage tourism, retail, service jobs
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Old 09-21-2008, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM - Summerlin, NV
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That list is bull ****.. period
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