Best- and worst-run cities in America

Published On: Feb 15 2013 03:47:30 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 18 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

Every city faces challenges, but some cities are managed better than others. Take a look at the best- and worst-run cities in America.

Miserable - Modesto
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Worst run cities:

6. Modesto, Calif.
Population: 202,761
Credit rating: not rated
Violent crime per 1,000 people: 6.94 (39th highest)
Unemployment rate: 14.6% (7th highest)

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