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Battling Blight: Detroit Maps Entire City To Find Bad Buildings

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Wednesday, February 19th 2014
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Lauren Hood works with Loveland Technologies, a company which developed a new way of mapping Detroit. They call it "blexting" – sending teams throughout the city to text pictures and descriptions of blight to a database. Hoods says in a few months, that data will be available as an app for anyone to access, or correct.

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