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The Sound of Ideas

Growing Up, Not Out

Posted Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Growing Up, Not Out Houses have sprouted where amber waves of grain once dominated the landscape outside of urban centers in Northeast Ohio. Paved streets. Shopping complexes. Miles of new utilities. Some say this kind of development is not progress: Suburban sprawl, they contend, is causing economic and environmental problems. Folks buying a piece of the suburban American dream may beg to differ. The argument for shrinking our regional footprint, Tuesday at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

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Economy, Housing/Real Estate, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Environment, Government/Politics

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Hunter Morrison, executive director, Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium
Stephen D. Hambley, Medina County Commissioner
Brad Whitehead, president, Fund for Our Economic Future

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