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shrinking cities


  Shrinking cities: Detroit will encourage its residents to move

Detroit’s mayor is attempting to downsize the sprawling city to a more manageable size, using financial and other incentives to get residents to move. Desiree Cooper reports on the divisive plans.


  Designing the city of the future

A group of budding city planners in Detroit competes against students from more affluent suburbs to design the city of the future. A report from Detroit Public Television.


Camden, an impoverished city, struggles to survive budget cuts

One of the poorest, most violent cities in our nation recently lost half of its police force. Need to Know goes to Camden, N. J., to see first hand the challenges on the ground and explore possible solutions for the city.

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