YOUNGSTOWN — Presidential hopeful John Edwards described Youngstown as a "national model" for other Rust Belt cities to follow.
Edwards of North Carolina, a former U.S. senator, said the city is making a successful transformation, specifically pointing to the high-tech companies at the Youngstown Business Incubator.
Edwards, a Democrat, heard from local business officials today at the incubator about how community and business leaders are focusing their attention on making the facility a state-of-the-art high-tech facility.
"This is the kind of transformation we need to make in cities like this all over the country," Edwards said.
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