Best- and worst-run cities in America

POSTED: 4:47 PM Feb 15 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Feb 18 2013

Every city faces challenges, but some cities are managed better than others. Take a look at the best- and worst-run cities in America.

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To evaluate how well a city is managed over the long-term, 24/7 Wall St. looked at factors like the city’s credit rating, poverty, education, crime, unemployment and regional GDP.

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