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PBS NewsHour features Ann Arbor Michigan as “a city with a vibrant downtown, a cutting-edge information technology incubator, filled with smart young entrepreneurs, and a deli packed with foodies waiting to buy $40 cheese. You might be surprised to find yourself in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The city is like a life preserver, floating in a state whose economy has been sinking for a decade. Across the country, cities like Ann Arbor, homes to big public universities, are well-positioned to survive economic downturns. They bring in tens of thousands of students, all with money saved, earned and borrowed in other places to be spent right here.”