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China Discovers Toledo

From Changing Gears | Part of the Changing Gears: Remaking the Manufacturing Belt series | 05:15

The Midwest is used to thinking of China as the source of many of our problems: it’s where many jobs and factories went. But in Toledo, China is no longer the enemy. The city has land to sell, and China’s rich are looking for investments. A perfect match? Changing Gears is a project that examines the reinvention of the Midwest. Dan Bobkoff of our Changing Gears team went to find out.

Toledo_mayor_michael_bell_small HOST TAG: Changing Gears is a public media collaboration of WBEZ Chicago, Michigan Radio, and ideastream Cleveland. Support comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.