Got It All

Raleigh/Durham ranked No. 2 best place to live by US News & World Report – CBS17.com

CBS17.com
by:
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The Raleigh and Durham area jumped to secure the No. 2 spot overall in U.S. News & World Report’s latest “Best Places to Live.”
The Triangle sits second to only Boulder, Colorado, on the list. This is the second consecutive year Boulder was named No. 1.
Raleigh and Durham were ranked at No. 11 in last year’s rankings.
Click here to see the full list
A total of seven North Carolina locations are mentioned in the list of 150 places across the U.S.
“This year we’re looking at how the most populous metro areas in the U.S. fared for much of the coronavirus pandemic, and seeing how far they’ll need to come to recover,” said Devon Thorsby, real estate editor at U.S. News. “It shouldn’t be a surprise that many metro areas that saw unemployment levels skyrocket in 2020 fell in the rankings, but those with greater employment stability tended to fare well.”
The second highest-ranked place in North Carolina is Charlotte at No. 20 – a sharp drop from last year’s top 10 ranking of No. 6.
Other cities such as Boston and Las Vegas also saw double-digit ranking drops in large part due to unemployment rates, U.S. News said. Other major metro areas saw a drop in ranking over the rising cost of living.
U.S. News & World Report said it used data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Labor and the publication’s own internal resources to come up with the list.
Factors including housing affordability, crime rate, quality of health care, quality of education, unemployment rate, and average salary are used in the ranking.
Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Angry villagers burned army vehicles in protest after more than a dozen people were killed by soldiers who mistakenly believed some of them were militants in India’s remote northeast region along the border with Myanmar, officials said Sunday.
Nagaland state’s top elected official Neiphiu Rio ordered a probe into the killings, which occurred on Saturday, and he tweeted, “The unfortunate incident leading to the killing of civilians at Oting is highly condemnable.”
SAN DIEGO (KSWB) – New surveillance video released Thursday shows a missing woman and her boyfriend at a 7-Eleven in downtown San Diego, in what is possibly the last time she was seen before vanishing last month.
Lateche Norris, 20, traveled from Indiana to California to be with boyfriend Joseph “Joey” Smith shortly before her disappearance, according to family.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – An auto expert in Oregon is sharing advice on how car owners can battle a wave of catalytic converter thefts that have been driving motorists crazy.
Heather Ogawa, an automotive advisor with Affordable Tire in Portland, said she started noticing an uptick in the stolen car parts just as the pandemic began, in the early spring of 2020.

source

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *