Detroit Rebrands Self as St. Louis

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DETROIT — Faced with a negative reputation and bleak economic outlook, the city of Detroit is hoping to attract workers and tourists by rebranding itself as St. Louis. Mayor Dave Bing met with city image consultants last week, who saw Detroit’s plummeting economy and population – from 1.8 million just a decade ago to a mere 700,000 today – as an insurmountable…