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      Minnesota’s strong economy featured on CNBC

      Posted on April 12, 2013 at 2:51 PM

      The Twin Cities and Minnesota’s are attracting national attention for the region’s stronger than average economy and for being a metro area on the rise. The Twin Cities was lauded as having “one of the best economies in the country.” With an unemployment rate of 5.5%, the region is sitting two full points below the national average.

      The segment, hosted by Brian Sullivan and Weather Channel reporter Janel Klein, also touted Minnesota’s high concentration of Fortune 500 companies. Minnesota has the highest per capita concentration of these Fortune 500 companies than any other state. Along with a median income 24% higher than the national average, Minneapolis is an attractive place to do business.

      To see the full story of Minnesota’s recent success, check out the video below: