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Ugliest town in the west can do better


I entered Electric City the other day through its southern portal, and was shocked.

I don’t know why; I had entered the city through its south end a hundred times before.

But this time the many eyesores along the entrance to the city stood out like sore thumbs.

There are a number of eyesores — all, I think, owned by individuals — that would shock anyone.

I wondered, are all these landowners from Kansas, and why had they all settled here?

Maybe the former city attorney had it right after all.

He painted a welcoming sign on the front of his building, saying “welcome to Electric City...

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