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MINNETONKA, Minn. - Minnetonka has been named the 2013 eCity of Minnesota.

The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state.

The digital capitals of America are home to businesses that are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies.

Google will recognize the city's innovative businesses by holding a community celebration with Rep. Erik Paulsen and officials from the city on Thursday.