With infrastructure and education crumbling, we’re on the unlit, unpaved road to nowhere.
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The lights are going out all over America — literally. Colorado Springs has made headlines with its desperate attempt to save money by turning off a third of its streetlights, but similar things are either happening or being contemplated across the nation, from Philadelphia to Fresno.
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