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Corporations are killing suburban office parks

The traditional suburban office park — a cluster of homogeneous, cubicle-filled buildings surrounded by large parking lots and highways — is dying in the US.

French police cleared over electrocution deaths

Rennes - A French court Monday cleared two police officers of failing to help two youths electrocuted in 2005, whose deaths led to three weeks of rioting in France's downtrodden suburbs.

Calls for police in French electrocution trial to be cleared

Rennes - Prosecutors in the trial of two police officers accused of failing to prevent the deaths of a pair of teenagers a decade ago that triggered nationwide rioting called on Thursday for them to be cleared.

Police trial opens decade after deaths triggered French riots

Paris - Two police officers went on trial Monday over the deaths of two youths that sparked weeks of deadly rioting in France's deprived housing estates nearly a decade ago.

Ten years on, police to be tried for deaths provoking French riots

Rennes - Nearly a decade after three weeks of nightly rioting raged across disaffected French housing projects, two police officers go on trial on Monday over the deaths of two youths that detonated the explosion of violence.

Metro Detroit real estate prices surge as many residents move to suburbs Commissioned

Detroit - The city of Detroit, Michigan, and its nearby and even far-flung suburbs share a unique real estate relationship. For many years, there has been a tremendous give-and-take relationship between the city and suburbs.

Review: 'Concord Floral' an eerie, powerful look at suburban T.O. teens Special

Toronto - It's hard to write good dialogue and monologue for teen characters. Adult playwrights and screenwriters often suffer from a lack of familiarity with the new lingo, yo, or resort to contrived, artificial “Buffy”-style irony and pop culture.

Typical heroin user in America who has sought treatment is a white woman in the suburbs

Fifty years ago researchers reported that the average first-time heroin user is a 16-year-old of color, but now a study says that a typical user who has sought treatment is more likely a 23-year-old white woman from the suburbs.

Wealthy Australian suburbs have low vaccination rates

New research shows that wealthier Sydney, Australia suburbs are where parents are more often found to object to vaccinations for their children.

Desperate Housewives stars net $12m

The stars of hit ABC show Desperate Housewives have exclusively signed on for two more seasons, at a cool price of $12m each.

Increasing number of deer in suburbs causing crashes

There is an increasing number of deer in the suburbs around Detroit Michigan which is becoming a danger to motorists. Because of this there is a high risk of vehicle crashes especially in the fall.

White Atlanta suburbs push for secession

In the city of Atlanta, Georgia, a new proposal has come forth which has silenced all voices that cry racism is over: a proposal that would split Fulton County into two, separating Atlanta's white suburbs from some of the poorest, black neighborhoods.

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A suburban neighborhood of tract housing within the city of Colorado Springs  Colorado in 2008.
A suburban neighborhood of tract housing within the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2008.
David Shankbone
Montgomery Row  a new housing development at a suburban office park in Bethesda  Maryland.
Montgomery Row, a new housing development at a suburban office park in Bethesda, Maryland.
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