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Minnesota Town Tops List of Best Places to Live in US

Eden Prairie beats out suburbs of Washington, Boston, Seattle

(Newser) - If you follow the advice of Money magazine, you'll want to live in a non-diverse suburb of a not-too-gritty city. The top five places to live are Eden Prairie, Minn.; Columbia, Md.; Newton, Mass.; Bellevue, Wash.; and McKinney, Texas. The rest of the list is dominated by more suburbs and... More »

Best Place to Live? Charlotte

Carolina on the mind of poll for 2nd consecutive year

(Newser) - Charlotte is the best place to live in America, thanks to an affordable array of housing options and a healthy economy, says’s annual list. MarketWatch runs down the rest of the list:
  1. San Antonio, Texas
  2. Chattanooga, Tenn.
  3. Greenville, SC
  4. Tulsa, Okla.
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50 Best Towns to Raise a Family

Pick the perfect town to plant your young family

(Newser) - Low crime rates and cost of living and highly regarded schools are just a few of the reasons these towns are such great places to raise a family. BusinessWeek picks the top 50 towns for tots:
  1. Groesbeck, Ohio
  2. Western Springs, Ill.
  3. Deerfield, Ill.
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It's Retirement, Not Exile

You don't have to leave the city behind, but you do need to find the right neighborhood

(Newser) - If you've lived in the city your whole life, retiring to the country may not be desirable. CNNMoney looks at 30 of the nation's largest metro areas to find 35 affordable neighborhoods for retirees:
  1. Hudson Heights, NY
  2. Tudor City, NY
  3. South Loop, Chicago
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