Economic Boom in Suburban Rochester
NPR's Jim Zarroli reports on the economic boom that's creating prosperity in suburban Rochester, New York, but hardly benefiting the center city. For example, the suburb of Henrietta, south of Rochester, has attracted a number of new businesses and jobs. Prosperity values in older downtown neighborhoods have declined, and the city's tax base has weakened, as businesses have moved out. Those neighborhoods are left with a greater concentration of poverty and crime.
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