cities en Why Small Town Mayors Face Multiple Disadvantages <p>Hundreds of mayors converged on Washington, D.C. this week for the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors. There were some big names in the group: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, New York Mayor Bill de Blassio. Also in the mix were mayors from some of the country's smallest towns and cities. The mayor of Ville Platte, La., like most small town mayors, was trying to find a way to stand out in the crowd.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:26:47 +0000 Laura Sullivan 21679 at Which Are The Most, And Least, 'Bible-Minded' Cities In The U.S.? In an era of shifting populations and values, the notion of America's Bible Belt can be a slippery concept. But a new study gives us an idea of which cities can be considered to be part of that tradition — and which cities aren't.<p>Chattanooga, Tenn., was named America's most Bible-minded city, followed by Birmingham, Ala., and Roanoke/Lynchburg, Va.<p>And despite its name, Providence, R.I., was named the least Bible-minded city. It tied New Bedford, Mass., in that slot, followed by Albany, N.Y., and Boston.<p>Las Vegas, the town often called Sin City, ranked 90th. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:53:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 21666 at Which Are The Most, And Least, 'Bible-Minded' Cities In The U.S.?