Seeking help with future growth, Rochester already feels strain of expansion

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Rochester, Minn. — Next, we’ll travel to the state’s fastest growing city: Rochester. The rise of Rochester should be no surprise– city leaders have spent years planning how and where to grow this medical and tech-driven community in the middle of farm country.

Now, Rochester’s flagship employer, the Mayo Clinic, is asking for the state’s help to pay  for roads, bridges and sewers as it becomes an even bigger global medical hub.

But the city is growing so fast, it’s come with a cost.

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