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Cville Makes Top Ten List of Fastest Shrinking Economies

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) -

Charlottesville is on the top ten list of fastest shrinking economies in the nation.

The website 24/7 Wall Street breaks down the data from a report to the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

The report says Charlottesville's economy contracted 2.2 percent in 2013. That's the seventh worst of the metropolitan areas surveyed.

A 1.9 percent reduction in employment was the fifth worst on the list.

The report suggests Charlottesville's economy will grow this year.

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