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10 best states for young adults

POSTED: 3:19 PM Jun 03 2014   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jun 04 2014

We're betting not many of these states spring to mind as havens for young people. But, according to a new analysis, they are.

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New York and Los Angeles immediately spring to mind when thinking about meccas for 20-somethings. But MoneyRate.com looked at criteria like youth unemployment, the proportion of young people in a state's population, rent costs, high-speed Internet availability, nightlife and fitness facilities to compile this list of the 10 best states for young adults. The results will likely surprise you:

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Two charged with metal, auto parts theft

Two people were charged with stealing metal and car parts in Washington County.

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Police say 'professional' thieves stole electronics worth over $6,000

Kingsport Police say a group of five people used an elaborate shoplifting scheme to steal thousands of dollars worth of items from a local store.

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