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The department is hopeful the signs will raise awareness among city residents about the challenges of tackling vacancies and blight.
BALTIMORE USING QR CODES FOR VACANT HOMESCHRISTINE CONDONJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Property values, concentrated poverty, blight and all those kinds of things also map really well.
'HAUNTED COUNTRIES DESERVE HAUNTED STORIES.' HOW AMERICA'S HISTORY OF RACIAL HOUSING DISCRIMINATION INSPIRED AMAZON'S NEW HORROR SERIES THEMMEGAN MCCLUSKEYAPRIL 9, 2021TIME
Raised in a household with an abusive father, he left home early to live on the streets of New York, surviving as a teen hustler in a city ravaged by some of the worst crime and economic blight in its history.
‘WOJNAROWICZ’ BURNS WITH A QUEER ICON’S BRILLIANT FURYJOHN PAUL KINGMARCH 24, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Instead, Klacik made herself a national sensation with a series of viral videos about urban blight in the Maryland 7th that she parlayed into a primetime speaking slot at the Republican National Convention.
THE STRONGEST HOUSE CANDIDATES IN 2020 WERE (MOSTLY) MODERATENATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)MARCH 23, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The state holds an annual peach festival, even though it ceased to be the nation’s largest peach producer, due to a blight, more than a century ago.
LOVELY, LITTLE DELAWARE — LONG FAMOUS FOR CORPORATIONS, CHICKENS AND CREDIT CARDS — IS READY FOR ITS BIG MOMENTKAREN HELLERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The new variety has fewer diseases, including northern corn leaf blight, gray leaf spot, maize streak virus, and maize lethal necrosis, a viral disease that was a big problem for us when it broke out in 2011.
HOW HYBRID MAIZE HELPS FARMERS GET THROUGH DRY SPELLSKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Neighborhoods and commercial areas deprived of pedestrian traffic are more vulnerable to urban blight and street and property crime.
MYTHS AND SHAME SHOULDN’T GUIDE CANNABIS REGULATIONSJOHN BERTSCHSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
There is still mademoiselle, with her new-formed friends in Paris—may a pestilence blight them all!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The country around Llangollen was beautiful, but the memory of the hotel leaves a blight over all.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Tokyo might fall under the blight of progress, but Kano would hold to the traditions of his race.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
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WORDS RELATED TO BLIGHT

  • bent
  • blighted
  • caved in
  • collapsed
  • crashed
  • decayed
  • deteriorated
  • drooped
  • dropped
  • fell
  • fell off
  • hunched
  • keeled over
  • lolled
  • pitched
  • plummeted
  • plunged
  • reached new low
  • sagged
  • slid
  • slipped
  • slouched
  • toppled
  • tumbled
  • went down
  • went downhill
  • went to ruin
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