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Cities dream of wooing Amazon, but is it worth it?

  • Aired: 11/30/2017
  • 09:01
  • Rating: NR
The pitches have been quirky, some might even say desperate. City officials across North America are trying to get Amazon's attention in hopes that the fourth-largest company in the U.S. will build its next big tech hub in their community. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on what they stand to gain -- and pay -- for the chance.
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