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Grand Forks Herald: Our upwardly mobile area

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A recent study led by a Harvard University economist deserves a lot more attention in the upper Midwest than it has been getting.

That’s because the study of the “geography of upward mobility” confirms something that local residents have felt for a long time: North Dakota and Minnesota truly are great places to raise kids.

In fact, the data suggest that the states rank among the best places for child-rearing on Earth.

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