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Cool new web tool from AARP allows users to see how their neighborhood stacks up to others

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Two Florida cities were recognized in a new tool released this week called the Livability Index. Jacksonville and Tallahassee were identified as strong “livable communities based on a series of metrics. It’s a web-based tool developed by AARP to measure overall community livability. The tool scores things like housing, neighborhood, transportation, environment, health, community engagement and opportunity. Both Jacksonville and Tallahassee scored well on the index’s social engagement category earning a 70 and 80 respectively. As a state, Florida only…

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