America's Top States for Business 2014
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America’s top states to live in 2014

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Where life is good for work and play

You know what they say about all work and no play. A true top state for business is also a great place to live. Our Quality of Life category scores the states on several factors, such as crime rate and health care, including the percent of the population with health insurance. We evaluate local attractions, parks and recreation, as well as environmental quality.

Here are the states that did best.

By Scott Cohn, CNBC senior correspondent
Posted 24 June 2014

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