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Study finds Louisiana worst state in which to live

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A recent report found the Pelican State to be the worst in which to live in the United States.

The study by U.S. News & World Report examined all 50 states, compiling a best to worst list.

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The report considered the following categories (listed in parentheses is the weight each category was given).

  • Healthcare (18 percent)
  • Education (16 percent)
  • Crime and corrections (14 percent)
  • Infrastructure (14 percent)
  • Opportunity (14 percent)
  • Economy (13 percent)
  • Government (10 percent)

Louisiana ranked 45th in healthcare, 46th in education, 50th in crime & corrections, 39th in infrastructure, 49th in opportunity, 46th in economy and 46th in government.

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