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Bvos
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Upstate NY, a historic center of manufacturing and social innovation, much like Michigan is experiencing a significant brain drain of 20 and 30 somethings. Unlike Michigan (except for a select few), they seem to actually care about this and see reason for alarm and action.

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06 /13/nyregion/13census.html?ex= 1307851200&en=e230a44ff2300d75 &ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&e mc=rss
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And Gary D. Keith, vice president and regional economist for M & T Bank, said, "Sluggish job growth is the biggest driver of out-migration among young upstate adults."

"When the jobs don't grow, the people go," Mr. Keith said.




Where have I heard that before?

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