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The Least Stressful City In America

A national demographics firm has determined that New York State's Capital Region is the least stressful large metropolitan area in the U.S.
January 12, 2004, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The stress index study was released Friday by Sperling's BestPlaces, a Portland, Ore.-based company that crunches data and rates cities by various criteria. The Albany-Schenectady-Troy area (including Saratoga Springs) edged out Harrisburg, Pa., and Orange County, Calif., for the honor. The study ranked 100 large metropolitan areas (those with more than 500,000 residents). A total of 331 metro areas was examined."

Thanks to Sam Gold

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Published on Saturday, January 10, 2004 in Times Union
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