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Can you name the major US cities based on the following quotes?

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QuoteCityWho Said It?
'About fifteen miles above [city] the river goes very slowly. It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent.'Frank Yerby
'It's the only place where you pull up on the bus and you've got the grandfather, the grandmother, the kids and the grandkids—everybody's flicking you off.'Michael Strahan
'[city] is 72 suburbs in search of a city.'Dorothy Parker
'I love California. I practically grew up in [city]'.Dan Quayle
' I was at the library today. The guys are very rude. I said, 'I'd like a card.' He says, 'You have to prove you're a citizen of [city].' So I stabbed him.'Emo Phillips
'You will notice that there are thousands of old men with long white beards driving around the city's cruelly confusing one way system and weeping openly.'Joseph O'Connor
'Were it not for the parks and monuments and great federal buildings that break up the monotony, downtown [city] would be a visual and architectural disaster.'Jonathan Yardley
'[city] - it's got everything. Sand for the children, sun for the wife, sharks for the wife's mother.'Ken Dodd
'[city] has two seasons: Road Removal and Snow Repair.'Stephen Brust
'Downtown [city] has more vacant buildings over 10 stories than any city in the world.'Meg White
QuoteCityWho Said It?
'“Real folk music long ago went to [city] and left no known survivors.”Donal Henahan
'It felt like being in the center of the world, and I felt like I was a witness to history and I knew that the whole world was watching on television.'Krist Novoselic
'...you can't come to [city] and not show any skin. You gotta show something. If you're all covered up in this heat, you're gonna make me pass out out just to look at you.'Lil' Kim
'[city] is the only town in the world whose skyline is made up neither of buildings, like New York, nor of trees, like Wilbraham, Massachusetts, but signs.'Tom Wolfe
'[city] was where the social hemorrhaging was showing up. [city] was where the missing children were gathering and calling themselves 'hippies.''Joan Didion
'For the Erie is a-risin' / An' the whiskey's getting' low. / I hardly think we'll get a drink / Till we get to [city].'Phoebe Cary
'If a person with a bullet in [city] can change the world, imagine a person with an idea could do.'J. Michael Straczynski
“[city] is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation.”Eugene V. Debs
'If we can rebuild Iraq, we can rebuild Illinois and Indiana and if we can do Baghdad, we can do [city].'Carol Moseley Braun
'South of the North, yet north of the South, lies the City of a Hundred Hills, peering out from the shadows of the past into the promise of the future.'W. E. B. Dubois

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