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ABOUT THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. The Content (as defined below) available on this Website is intended to be a general informational and educational resource and is provided solely on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. You are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein. You should not construe Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research (otherwise known as the Kinder Institute) publication of the Content on this Website as a warranty or guarantee of the quality or availability of any goods or services. Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research is to be credited as the source of the content. Rice University retains intellectual property rights in the Kinder Institute's content. The provision of Kinder Institute content does not amount to a transfer of intellectual property.

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