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Economy: Cities for Sale / Michigan #1012025

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 15, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Highland Park, Michigan: John Yang) The extreme steps being taken by cities in Michigan to stay afloat in hard economic times examined; scenes shown from Pontiac, where city buildings are for sale; details given about the general urban downsizing due to the recession. [Pontiac Mayor Leon JUKOWSKI†- says everything's for sale with these buildings.] [National League of the Cities research director Chris HOENE†- says 2012 will be the worst year for city revenue.] [Greater St. Matthew Baptist church Rev. David Alexander BULLOCK†- talks about the lights turned off.]

Holt, Lester;
Yang, John

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