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How Detroit has streamlined its fight against blight

Clip: 09/29/2014 | 9m 2s

Facing the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history, Detroit has adopted diverse solutions to give itself a facelift. The city is tackling blight and dilapidated homes with help from technology like smartphone apps and online crowdsourcing, and offering incentives to attract new residents. Special correspondent Christy McDonald of Detroit Public Television investigates Detroit’s progress.

Aired: 09/29/14

Rating: NR

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