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Let me tell you who we are and what we want, and I'll be grateful for all feedback. My husband and I have a five-year-old daughter. We need an excellent public school system, no weather extremes, NO HURRICANES, no desert. We'd prefer a small-to-medium size town, population no greater than 50,000, but within driving distance of a city with an airport because we like to travel. The housing in our area goes for about $100/sq. foot, and that's about what we'd like to pay.

We live in the New Orleans area, and if we have to move in the next year, we'd prefer to live in an area that experiences the four seasons.

All advice is appreciated!

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