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Provo comes in 2nd in Outside Magazine's Best Town Competition

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 13 2014 11:02 p.m. MDT

Readers of Outside Magazine had the opportunity to cast their vote in Outside's 2014 Best Towns Competition, and one of Utah's favorite towns, Provo, emerged as a finalist. Many Utahans love Provo for myriad reasons, and according to Outside Magazine's readers, it's the "excellent food scene, beautiful neighborhoods, and incredible access to the outdoors," that put it over the top.

According to Outside, the key factors in determining a winning town were things like "healthy eating options," "access to outdoor adventure," "unemployment rates" and livability.

See what other American towns made the top list, according to 1.5 million reader votes.
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Utah Health Policy Project
Salt Lake City, UT

It's actually Outside Magazine (it was 'Outdoor' magazine in the initial headline).
But don't worry. Everyone makes that mistake. It's the 'Medicaid and Medicare" switch-up of glossy magazines.

LDS Liberal
Farmington, UT

on a 2nd note,
KSL reports today that Provo is the fastest growing City in Poverty in the entire Nation...

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