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Youngstown: Shrinking City, Expanding Horizons

Posted Wednesday, May 19, 2010

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Youngstown: Shrinking City, Expanding Horizons President Obama shined more light on Youngstown Tuesday with a visit to a factory poised to start hiring again. It's a well-timed boost, coming seven years after Youngstown embraced its decline in population with talk of reinventing itself as a smaller, greener city. That goal has proved elusive. Wednesday morning at 9, join host Dan Moulthrop for a deeper look at Youngstown, a shrinking city with expanding horizons.

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Economy, Help Wanted, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Regional Economy/Business - News, Government/Politics

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David C. Barnett reporter, ideastream
Mayor Jay Williams, Youngstown
Jim Cossler Executive Director, Youngstown Business Incubator
Hunter Morrison Director, Campus Planning and Community Partnerships, Youngstown State University

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