Number 2: A year of ranking lists

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2009 was the year the Charleston area fell in love with city rankings.

Third best holiday destination, 8th smartest city, great water quality, top travel destination (twice), expensive ZIPs, fast growing, rising home values, a lovely Park Circle, romantic ...

Charleston, it's ranked number one for those that love lists.

Tune in tomorrow for our Top Story of 2009 that's off the mainstream radar.

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