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suburb

An outlying residential area some distance from a city's core.

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John Logan, professor of sociology and director of the Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research at State University of New York in Albany, said the Valley reflects national trends since Latino and white segregation is less pronounced in suburban areas than urban cores.
In addition to its position as the leading retail bank in the greater New York suburban area, the bank is also the largest provider of securities processing services to the market and a respected trust and investment manager.
The data used in creating this table were from all suburban area law enforcement agencies submitting 12 months of arrest data for 2010.
This relatively new centre is in a high growth suburban area where we expect to be able to enhance cash flow through lease up of the existing vacancy and build out of the available density.
A SCHEME aimed at saving thousands of pubs from closure is being stepped up as new figures revealed suburban areas are being worst hit by the dwindling number of locals.
The number of agencies meeting the criteria for inclusion in this table and the 2012 estimated population for those agencies are provided by city population groups, county population groups, and suburban areas.
Mian Iftikhar Hussain said that the government had information about regrouping of terrorists gangs in the suburban areas of the provincial capital and in order to avoid repetition of tragic incidents like Ekkaghund in Mohmand agency the government was compelled to carry out these operations.
English Heritage has published a leaflet, Suburbs and the Historic Environment, which shows ways residents and local councils can protect suburban areas.
Demographic changes over the past decade have made suburban areas steadily more Democratic, and even small changes could have netted, one, perhaps two, seats.
The Game Commission's strain to keep deer populations in check in urban and suburban areas of the state is epic and spans decades.
Most African Americans live in central cities, but more money is spent on education in suburban areas, where houses are appraised higher and more real estate tax is collected.
We're really going after a specific group of agents--those in rural and suburban areas," Brooks said.