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Florida has become the anti-New York in many New Yorkers' eyes

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For nearly a century and a half, New York was the most populated of these United States, first gaining that preeminent position around 1820. In 1962, it lost the title to California. That year, baseball’s National League attempted to compensate for this catastrophic (to some) California migration (including that of the Dodgers from Brooklyn and the Giants from the upper Manhattan Polo Grounds a few years earlier) by creating the Metropolitan Baseball Club of New ...

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May 19, 2013
8:40 a.m.

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Other than lower taxes and greater freedom, the thing I love most about my move from NY to FL is the incredibly friendly function of my new astoundingly small and efficient government. I voted with my feet from Niskayuna to Estero and I am amused every time I read an article like this one. The weather is a perk, but the government is the game changer.