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The Most Literate American Cities Are College Towns

Amazon's ranked its top 20 most well-read cities according to book sales, and college towns are winning.

Do you live in a college town? If so, chances are you're a big reader. Retail giant Amazon has announced its list of the "Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities in America." They tracked purchases of magazines, newspapers, books, and e-books since January 1 for cities with more than 100,000 residents. While Cambridge, Massachusetts, home of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is number one, the rest of the list is dominated by big college towns.

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Should Michigan Law Students Have to Listen to an Anti-Gay Commencement Speaker?

Senator Rob Portman is set to speak at his old law school. But many current students don't want him there.

Rob Portman is a successful man. Currently the junior senator from Ohio, Portman, a Republican, is also a former U.S. congressman and once served as director of the Office of Management and Budget under President George W. Bush. In many ways, it makes total sense that the University of Michigan law school asked Portman to speak at this year's graduation, a ceremony he attended as an exiting student in 1984. But then there's his record on gay rights.

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