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WYSO Weekend May 16 2010
WYSO's Emily McCord documents Wilmington's Homegrown Hope WYSO Weekend: WYSO's Weekly Radio Magazine The city of Wilmington is at a crossroads. This year, the city celebrates its bicentennial but it's also reeling from devastating job loss in the wake of German-owned DHL leaving town. Now, the state of Ohio is awarding one million dollars in stimulus money to Wilmington - an investment in energy efficient projects that could turn the city's fortune around. But a renaisance in Wilmington won't come from just a money stream. Economies are about people too.
Emily McCord first started reporting on Wilmington more than a year ago, and since then she's documented some of the city's transformation, and the people who are "Wilmington's Homegrown Hope"