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View Poll Results: What is the Midwest's second city/metropolis?
Greater Detroit 65 41.67%
Greater Minneapolis/Saint Paul 91 58.33%
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Old 05-28-2015, 04:52 AM
 
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Bosch is a German company.

It is still the largest privately held company in the US.

 
Old 05-28-2015, 09:12 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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Bosch is the largest privately held company in the US.
Nein!

I know it's a Forbes article but it's objective, so the data should speak for itself:

http://www.forbes.com/largest-private-companies/
 
Old 05-28-2015, 04:19 PM
 
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Someone tried it anyway:

See, it makes no sense. This argument doesn't really have any place for radius miles, I don't even understand how that metric is relevant to the discussion between these two areas personally but whatever works I guess.

Because it is a selling point of a location. Remember....location, location, location? It represents that Detroit has much greater market accessibility than a place like Minneapolis. Por ejemplo Market Accessibility of Major North American Freight Distribution Clusters
 
Old 05-28-2015, 08:35 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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The distribution of freight is really not all that important as an economic driver though.
 
Old 05-29-2015, 11:01 AM
 
Location: In the heights
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Because it is a selling point of a location. Remember....location, location, location? It represents that Detroit has much greater market accessibility than a place like Minneapolis. Por ejemplo Market Accessibility of Major North American Freight Distribution Clusters
Yea, and that greater market accessibility should be reflected in its GDP. However, it seems silly to include them as part of the metro.
 
Old 05-29-2015, 11:34 AM
 
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Yea, and that greater market accessibility should be reflected in its GDP. However, it seems silly to include them as part of the metro.
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Old 05-29-2015, 06:32 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities (StP)
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Twin Cities. Because we are better at hockey.
 
Old 05-30-2015, 09:35 PM
 
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Twin Cities. Because we are better at hockey.
And we're better at music.
















 
Old 05-30-2015, 09:41 PM
 
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Twin Cities. Because we are better at hockey.

When was the last time the Stanley Cup resided in MSP?
 
Old 05-30-2015, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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And we're better at music.
I'll give you a lot of credit for Motown, but Madonna and Eminem?
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