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Detroit, to many outsiders, has become synonymous with the fall of American manufacturing. After bankruptcy, bailouts, massive population loss and decay, the city has struggled to get to its feet and reshape itself.

Built as the original American technology hub with its focus on cars, investors and visionaries are beginning to come back to Detroit. They're pumping private money into rebuilding innovation into the fibers of the city.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd spoke with Liz Gannes of the tech news site Re/code, who writes about Detroit in a week-long series.

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This segment aired on February 10, 2015.

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