A smattering of the press coverage of the All-America City finalists below:

We announced the 26 finalists yesterday. It is a very diverse group of communities. Big cities such as Philadelphia and Cincinnati, mid-sized cities such as Ann Arbor and smaller suburban and rural cities such as Seaside, Oregon and Taylor Landing, Texas.

And one county--Dakota County, Nebraska.

Buffalo, New York
Eden and Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Torrance, California
Beloit, Wisconsin
Fort Worth, Texas
South Bend, Indiana
Seaside, Oregon
Dakota County, Nebraska
Tupelo, Mississippi