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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-10-05 02:10 PM
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17. Has this gotten really bad in the last five years?
Census data for 2000 show Anderson with a vacancy rate slightly below the national average of 9 percent (!). Could this be just a symptom of a nationwide, or at least region-wide, problem, or has it taken a sharp turn for the worse during the Bush** era?

I've always wanted to redesign a declining city like this along progressive lines (good transportation, green housing, local business rather than Sprawl-mart, etc.) but this might not be the one; I'm trying to imagine myself in the midst of all those fundies every summer...
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  -Abandoned houses afflict Anderson (Indiana) melnjones  May-09-05 03:47 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-09-05 04:04 PM   #1 
  - Oh for crying out loud...  melnjones   May-09-05 04:15 PM   #2 
  - Agree...  silverlib   May-09-05 04:23 PM   #5 
  - Church of God (fundy) Headquaarters  JitterbugPerfume   May-09-05 04:18 PM   #3 
  - Before you go stereotyping all Church of God folks,  melnjones   May-09-05 04:27 PM   #6 
     - I agree, Melnjones  SpeedwayDemocrat   May-09-05 04:36 PM   #9 
     - Thanks so much for your kind words  melnjones   May-09-05 04:46 PM   #10 
     - That's me, too, mel, and I agree!  WakeMeUp   May-09-05 11:38 PM   #15 
        - Dude!  melnjones   May-10-05 10:42 PM   #20 
  - There's enough blame for EVERYBODY...  SpeedwayDemocrat   May-09-05 04:21 PM   #4 
  - Hey neighbor!  melnjones   May-09-05 04:30 PM   #8 
  - Give us a break will ya?  Chipper Chat   May-09-05 04:49 PM   #11 
  - Not surprising at all.. Jobs leave..people abandon homes  SoCalDem   May-09-05 04:28 PM   #7 
  - That's precisely what I was thinking.  NYC   May-09-05 05:14 PM   #12 
     - Well, some of the houses are at or near that,  melnjones   May-09-05 05:28 PM   #13 
        - Too bad.  NYC   May-09-05 05:34 PM   #14 
  - And just to make people really want to stay  WakeMeUp   May-09-05 11:43 PM   #16 
  - Hey neighbor!!!!!  melnjones   May-10-05 10:37 PM   #18 
  - Has this gotten really bad in the last five years?  KamaAina   May-10-05 02:10 PM   #17 
  - Wow...  melnjones   May-10-05 10:40 PM   #19 
  - Michael Moore's "Roger and Me"  Robert Oak   May-10-05 10:46 PM   #21 
  - Yup  melnjones   May-10-05 10:52 PM   #22 
     - Thanks for supporting the Union...  SpeedwayDemocrat   May-11-05 10:03 AM   #23 
  - Another article...  melnjones   May-12-05 11:32 AM   #24 
 

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