The Wall Street Journal says a new study by the Economic Innovation Group shows the county’s economic expansion “is lifting a handful of vibrant communities to new heights but also leaving broad tracts of the country stagnant or sinking.” The report “finds that a small number of high-growth cities and towns are fueling U.S. growth and masking economic struggles in decaying industrial towns, swaths of the rural South and other areas of the country,” the newspaper adds.

By Scott Suttell, Crain’s Cleveland Business

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