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America's most literate cities

POSTED: 5:32 PM Jan 25 2012   UPDATED: 3:52 PM Sep 27 2012

How much do people read in the nation's largest metro areas? Read more to find out if your city made the top 20.

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For the third consecutive year, Washington, D.C., is ranked as the most literate city in the United States, according to the study by Dr. John W. Miller of Central Connecticut State University. It ranks literacy in the largest cities (population 250,000 or more) in the U.S., focusing on newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources. Read on to see which cities made the top 20.

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