Last week, a study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that New York landed dead last in life satisfaction, out of 177 metro areas surveyed. Where were the happiest? Lafayette, Houma, Shreveport-Bossier City, Baton Rouge and Alexandria, all in Louisiana.
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