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Survey: Baby Boomers say the Twin Cities are the best place to retire

More Baby Boomers are opting to retire in the Twin Cities -- according to a new survey from Bankers Life. The metro took the top spot for its quality health care, variety of transportation options and low crime.
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More Baby Boomers are opting to retire in the Twin Cities -- according to a new survey from Bankers Life. The metro took the top spot for its quality health care, variety of transportation options and low crime.

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