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CNBC ranks Virginia "top state for business"

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Commonwealth of Virginia is back on top.

The business network CNBC declared Virginia the "best state for business."

Virginia received the highest score in the history of the network's survey on business climate in America.

It has ranked number one in four out of the last six years. In the other two years, Virginia was number two.

According to Governor Bob McDonnell, Virginia has thrived in a tough climate in part because government acts like a business.

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