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'Pittsburgh, you're too nice to be unhappy'

The U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research recently ranked Pittsburgh as the second least happy city after New York City, but Time Magazine says we have nothing to complain about.  

Pointing to a relatively low cost of living and a relatively high quality of life, Time Magazine’s opinion column says Pittsburghers should be a pleasant bunch. 

However, the study did factor in January temperatures and the amount of precipitation in each city, and we all know how depressing Pittsburgh weather can be. The two happiest cities are both in sunny Virginia.  

“Our research indicates that people care about more than happiness alone, so other factors may encourage them to stay in a city despite their unhappiness,” says researcher Joshua Gottlieb.
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