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Political Conventions Bring A City Lots Of Attention, Not So Much Money

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Victor Matheson of Holy Cross College and two other economists have studied the economic impact of political conventions since 1972. They’ve matched the economies of host cities against similar cities. And overall, it’s a wash. “These national conventions are highly disruptive. So while it is absolutely true that the streets of the host city are… Read More

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Vinton County Photo Contest To Capture Local Beauty

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With several lakes, a forest complete with a haunted train tunnel and countless countrysides, residents and tourists have plenty of photo opportunities throughout Vinton County for this year's photo contest. The Vinton County Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting photos for the annual contest, which for years has spurred residents to try capturing the county's… Read More