Baltimore strives to replace lost jobs

Port city on East Coast of US struggles to bounce back from recession and manufacturing decline.

    The US economy is showing signs of modest growth, as the GDP grew 1.3 per cent in the second quarter.

    First-time applications for unemployment benefits also dropped last week, providing encouraging news for cities like Baltimore, Maryland, which are looking for new ways to replace old jobs.

    Al Jazeera correspondent John Terrett reports from Baltimore.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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