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Blaine leads Twin Cities area in new home building

Other cities seeing growth in new housing include Maple Grove, Woodbury, Plymouth and Lakeville. Experts believe their proximity to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul has helped make these cities' new housing more attractive.
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Other cities seeing growth in new housing include Maple Grove, Woodbury, Plymouth and Lakeville. Experts believe their proximity to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul has helped make these cities' new housing more attractive.

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