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All Posts Tagged With: "Ohio"

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Shrinking Cities: [VIDEO] In Youngstown, it takes a village to shrink a city

Hear some voices from Youngstown, Ohio, which has lost more than half its population and has an ambitious plan to rebuild through shrinking.

Jun 28th, 2011

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Shrinking Cities: [VIDEO] Youngstown, Ohio: The incredible shrinking city

How do the industrial cities of the Rust Belt deal with massive population losses? Youngstown, Ohio, is trying to return the city to its former greatness, albeit on a smaller scale.

May 27th, 2011

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Shrinking Cities: [VIDEO] The Land Banker from Flint

Post-industrial cities are facing steep population loss and vast expanses of abandoned property - a phenomenon known as "shrinking." Dan Kildee. president of Community Progress and a leader in the Shrinking Cities movement. talks to Alison Stewart about the need for a national agenda, and the mental shift Americans will need to make before they stop seeing downsizing as failure.

May 27th, 2011

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Shrinking Cities: [VIDEO] In Youngstown, a house now abandoned was a home

Filmmaker Derrick Jones documented his own family's history in one house in Youngstown, Ohio. The film "631" chronicles the many good times over the years, as well as the difficulties in maintaining the house with little income, especially after two fires. It is the story of one house, now abandoned, that was once filled with life.

May 27th, 2011

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