Least Economically Developed: Fresno

This segment from NPR looks at the economy of the central California city of Fresno, which has been named the least economically developed part of the country by a recent report.

"For some people in California's central valley, life resembles scenes from The Grapes of Wrath. A report called 'Measure of America' names Fresno, Calif., the least economically developed part of the country. Opportunities to make a decent living can be very hard to find there due to drought and unemployment."

Full Story: Tough Economic Times In Fresno

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