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Old 11-05-2014, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by ohio_peasant View Post
Setting aside virulent boosterism, there is indeed a truth here. Dayton needs to quit its self-pitying lionization of the 1880-1945 period, to wean itself off of the automotive industry and rust-belt manufacturing, and to aggressively pursue forays into services, insurance/finance, and the various other growth sectors of the globalized world. Dayton needs to become more like Pittsburgh and Columbus, and less like Cleveland and Cincinnati.
Dayton does not need to become like any other city, instead what Dayton needs to do is assert itself in many ways like Rome after Carthage was burned to the ground.
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Old 11-05-2014, 05:58 PM
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^Interesting comparison!

How exactly would it happen though?
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