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Are you better off now? For locals, it’s a mixed bag

It is the question that prompted vitriol from both ends of the political spectrum after the Republican National Convention: Are you better off now than four years ago?

Around the state, among those far removed from the day-to-day political jockeying of the presidential campaign, responses were equivocal. Not really. Maybe. Kind of ish.

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