Manitowoc, WI

State park with 6 miles of Lake Michigan sandy shoreline; brand new 23,000 square foot ‘x-sport’ facility for BMX, inline, skateboarders and scooters; award-winning healthy eating in schools program developed by health foods bakery; native storyboard artist for hit cartoon series currently artist-in-residence for the local school system; 7,000 cranes built here currently in operation worldwide; one of the largest wind tower manufacturers in the world.

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Lebanon, MO

Crossroads of the Ozarks, home to over 15,000 residents.  Whether it is starting a new job, raising a family or maybe growing your business, you will find that Lebanon and Laclede County has friendly people and a relaxed atmosphere that contribute to a great quality of life. Lebanon has a rich history with several businesses celebrating 100 years locally.

The city’s diversified economy ranks among the top 15 communities statewide in manufacturing employment. The service sector of the economy is growing, particularly in the area of health care. Agriculture remains a cornerstone of the Laclede County economy. Thriving businesses and great educational institutions help create job opportunities and a strong sense of community. It’s why we’re proud to live here.

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Fort Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne is Indiana’s second-largest city and is home to over 250,000 residents. (Allen County, Indiana’s largest county by size, has a population of 355,000.)

We are a three-time All-America City Award winner, and are consistently sited for our high quality of life, low cost of living and warm Hoosier Hospitality.

Nearly equidistant from Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit, it has historically served as a transportation and communications center for Northeast Indiana, and an incubator for many products and companies. Want more information on our residents? Check out our demographics page.  Or, learn more about Fort Wayne’s History here! Don’t forget to check out our interactive map, a great resource what there is to do, where to eat, and where to stay in Fort Wayne!

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Shanghai, China

Shanghai, Hu for short, is a renowned international metropolis drawing more and more attention from all over the world. Situated on the estuary of Yangtze River, it serves as the most influential economic, financial, international trade, cultural, science and technology center in East China. Also it is a popular destination for visitors to sense the pulsating development of the country.

In addition to its modernization, the city’s multicultural flair endows it with a unique glamour. Here, one finds the perfect blend of cultures, the modern and the traditional, and the western and the oriental. New skyscrapers and old Shikumen together draw the skyline of the city. Western customs and Chinese traditions intertwined and formed the city’s culture, making a visitor’s stay truly memorable.


What kind of food do you like? French, Italian, Japanese or Chinese? Shanghai, Cantonese, Sichuan or vegetarian? You can find them all here.


Shanghai has two commercial airports: Hongqiao International and Pudong International, the latter of which has the third highest traffic in China, following Beijing Capital International Airport and Hong Kong International Airport. Pudong International handles more international traffic than Beijing Capital however, with over 17.15 million international passengers handled in 2006 compared to the latter’s 12.6 million passengers. Hongqiao mainly serves domestic routes, with a few city-to-city flights to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and Seoul’s city airport.

Shanghai has an extensive public transport system, largely based on buses, taxis, and a rapidly expanding metro system. All of these public transport tools can be accessed using the Shanghai Public Transportation Card.

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