Durham among one of the best places to ride out recession

Or so says CNBC, on their segment "Beating the Odds" which features cities "surviving and thriving" even in this period of economic uncertainty. Mayor Bill Bell appeared on the show earlier this month, discussing Durham's relative insulation from the recession.

Bell attributed Durham's financial stability to its strong health care industry and of course, higher education. The three minute clip showcased exclusively shots of Duke, however, and interestingly, none of North Carolina Central University, Durham Tech or other parts of Durham itself.

See Bull City Rising's post on the subject and read tomorrow's coverage of how the Durham economy is holding up in tomorrow's Chronicle.


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