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Ithaca Hours

By Skye Rohde

Ithaca, NY – In many of Ithaca's stores, there are two ways to pay for purchases. You can use U.S. dollars, or you can pay in Ithaca Hours. This local currency has been part of the city's economy for 13 years. WRVO's Skye Rohde has this report about Ithaca Hours and whether such a system could work in other parts of the region.