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The 2005 edition of America's Most Literate Cities attracted nationwide media attention. The story was initially reported on November 29 by Mary Beth Marklein in USA Today. Many other papers from around the nation--from Seattle to Boston, from Detroit to Houston--also carried accounts of the survey, and President Miller was interviewed on radio stations in Seattle, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, Austin, San Diego, Northridge (CA), and San Francisco.  Here is a sampling of reports.

USA Today--Literate Seattle reaches a pinnacle
The Denver Post--Book Smarts
The Seattle Times -- Read it and weep
Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- Read all about it -- oh, you already have: Seattle is most literate city
Seattle Weekly -- Lit City
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune --Seattle passes Minneapolis as most literate city in U.S.

FCW.Com Federal Computer Week (web zine) --Seattle tops in internet literacy
Tampa Bay Business Journal--Tampa leads Florida's 'most literate' cities
Detroit Free Press--Detroit climbs a little bit on literacy list
The Columbus Dispatch --Columbus drops a spot in rankings
The Columbian--Take a Bow, Readers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -- Survey finds Pittsburgh No. 8 among "literate" cities
St. Paul Pioneer Press-- Twin Cities ranked in top 10 literate locales
Jacksonville Business Journal--Jacksonville 50th 'most literate' city in U.S.
Agence France Presse -- Seattle most literate US city: study
UPI Wire Report- Seattle residents most literate
OnMilwaukee.com- 
Milwaukee is the 29th most literate in America
St Louis Post Dispatch
St. Louis Business Journal- St. Louis public library tops national Literacy study
The San Diego Union-Tribune
News 8 Austin- 
Austin's literacy rate high, but not 100 percent
Omaha World-Herald-
-Upward, Omaha
San Antonio Business Journal--San Antonio rates poorly in national survey of literate U.S. cities
Stockton Record--Literacy letdown
Stockton Record--Readers get a boost 
Library Journal--St. Louis tops List in America's most literate cities library ranking

The Arizona Republic-- Phoenix, Mesa in bottom half of literacy rankings
Rocky Mountain News-- YOU'RE READING THIS, AREN'T YOU?
Dallas Business Journal --  Dallas-Fort Worth making strides in literacy
The Toledo Blade -- Toledo 26th in national literacy survey
Austin Business Journal - - Study: Austin is Texas' most literate city
Cincinnati Law Library Association
Houston Business Journal -- Study: Houston places low in literate cities ranking

Business First of Louisville -- Study says Louisville's literacy level is middle of the road
Poetry Quarterly- Poetry News