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Minnesota ranks high in measurements of well-being

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How does Minnesota compare to the nation in terms of measuring well-being?

Not too shabby according to the Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council.


Minnesota ranks in the top tier of states in a measurement of well-being looking at health, income and education.

■ School enrollment of 79.2 percent.

■ Life expectancy at birth of 81.1 years.

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