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March 19, 2009

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About the Show

With the economy in crisis many cities are scrambling for solutions to their financial woes.  Stamford Connecticut has weathered many economic ups and downs by reinventing itself.  It's about to do it again with a series of civic conversations called:  .  

We'll speak with the Mayor of Stamford, Dannel Malloy, and Kip Bergstrom, the executive director of the city's Urban Redevelopment Commission about bringing together civic, business, and governmental leaders to make a city stronger, greener, and more resilient.

And we'll get some perspective from Robert Yaro from the Regional Plan Association.  He joins us to tell us how Stamford fits in to the regional picture.

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