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Detroit: Can the once proud Motor City be saved?

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Apr 23rd, 2010 at 1:54PM

Once upon a time, Detroit was a city to be envied. Its inhabitants were highly-skilled workers that earned solid wages and lived in nice homes that made up good neighborhoods. So alluring was the promise of Detroit that the city grew sixfold throughout the first half of the previous century. In fact, at its peak in 1950, Detroit was the fourth largest city in the United States and looked to all the world as if its boundaries would do nothing but increase over the next few decades. Suffice it to say, this didn't happen. Nearly a million people in the last 60 years have left the city,... Read More

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