144 cities could lose their metropolitan area status:
A committee of experts tasked by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) with developing new standards for what defines a metropolitan center has recommended that dozens of cities be downgraded from metropolitan to "micropolitan" designations.
The news reportedly caught officials in some cities off guard.
Full map of the cities here.
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