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The $100 million dollar question

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Cc_square_v1_small A Northeast Ohio county is putting together a $100 million economic development fund, but decision makers aren't sure yet how they'll use that money. We talk with a roundtable of economic development professionals about how that money could be used and then with the county official driving the fund and gathering input, who agreed to use the Commons to get input from the public.

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A Northeast Ohio county is putting together a $100 million economic development fund, but decision makers aren't sure yet how they'll use that money. We talk with a roundtable of economic development professionals about how that money could be used and then with the county official driving the fund and gathering input, who agreed to use the Commons to get input from the public.