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Top Destinations For a White Christmas

December 21, 2012

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Are you dreaming of a White Christmas?  These New England destinations are sure to get heavy snowfall in the coming weeks.  MarketMAPS looks at the best destinations for a snow-covered Christmas.    Caribou, Maine This city in northern Maine is famous for its cross-country ski trails and great areas for snowmobilers.  There’s a 97% chance […]

Census Data Shows The Best Places to Find Jobs

December 19, 2012

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Newly released census data can help out-of-work Americans find jobs in a few of Florida’s best cities.  It can also help businesses locate new customers and new employees.  MarketMAPS takes a look.    According to recently publicized census data, Tallahassee is one of the best places for young people to find work in all of […]

America’s Most Productive Metro Areas

December 18, 2012

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Learn which metro areas have the most to offer your business.  MarketMAPS looks at America’s most productive metro areas.      We can learn a lot by looking at the local factors that fuel economic growth in America’s most productive metro areas.  Each of these metros has had substantial GDP growth over the last few […]

What Makes Texas the Best State For Businesses?

December 6, 2012

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Looking to relocate to a business-friendly state?  MarketMAPS looks at why Texas is considered the best state for businesses.    Texas has done it again.  According to a CNBC study, Texas is the best state for businesses…and has been for the last three years.  The CNBC rating comes from a score in ten different categories, […]

Mapping the Lewis and Clark Journey

November 14, 2012

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This month, about 207 years ago, Lewis and Clark reached the end of their historical expedition, successfully traversing the then-unknown terrain of the Pacific Northwest.  MarketMAPS maps out their epic journey.    Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson in 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis was made head of the Corps of Discovery.  Lewis selected William Clark to […]

The Geography of the All-Important Latino Vote

November 6, 2012

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There has been a large emphasis this election year on the “minority” and “Latino” votes.  With America becoming an increasingly diverse nation, minority votes have become even more important in deciding who is sent to the White House.  MarketMAPS takes a look at the geography of the all-important Latino vote.    The rising impact of […]

The Creepiest Towns in America

October 31, 2012

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Celebrate Halloween in one of America’s creepiest, spookiest towns.  Don’t be surprised if you see a ghost or two in these cities.  MarketMAPS takes a look.    New Orleans At different times throughout history, the Big Easy was the home of slaves, slave drivers, pirates, and ghosts.  The French Quarter, the site of the city’s […]