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Despite their reputation for Midwestern politeness, residents of St. Paul and Minneapolis are locked in an intense rivalry—and it's not a fight for the best sports teams, hippest concert venues, or tastiest restaurants. It's about parks.

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20 hours ago
Thanks @PowerCorpsPHL and @PhilaParkandRec for helping prep 37th & Mt. Vernon Playground for its upcoming makeover. https://t.co/XEeCMjGBCA
21 hours ago
If you live in NY, you'll want to read this! https://t.co/hJHfJnz7wT
22 hours ago
Kicking off our shoes yesterday after the #ParkScore announcement. Minneapolis won the first place ranking for 2016! https://t.co/0DzJVKRYYK