Author Archives: Grant Suneson

Most Expensive Cat and Dog Breeds

Dogs are man’s best friend, although some would give that honor to cats. While adopting a puppy or a kitten from a shelter can be rewarding, many would-be owners ...
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11 School Districts Spending the Most on Students

Few municipal services in the United States are as uneven as the public school system. The quality of schools across the country largely depends on local property values, with the ...
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Best States for a Healthy Retirement

After many years of working for a living, many Americans look forward to retirement. Typically around age 65, people have finished working, saving money, and raising their children, so their ...
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The Shortest City Name in Every State

Names are meant to describe and distinguish one thing from another. Whether that’s a sign of creativity or simplicity, names have captivated people from their beginnings. So when settlers came ...
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The Longest City Name in Every State

There are tens of thousands of cities, towns, and villages in the U.S., each with a unique characteristic -- be it an interesting landmark, a fascinating backstory, or a special ...
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The Next 15 States to Legalize Marijuana

A record high 64% of Americans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use, according to a 2017 Gallup Poll. Support for legalization is rooted in changing perceptions of the drug’s potential ...
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Countries Where People Don’t Get Enough to Eat

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s International Food Security Assessment evaluated food security conditions in 76 countries in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, and North Africa. These 76 ...
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The Worst Tragedy in Every State

October's massacre in Las Vegas represents the latest in a string of mass shootings that have killed hundreds across the country over the last two decades. Between the historic fires ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Religious States

Across America, states and regions differ in terms of their cultures, foods and accents. But one of the biggest distinguishing features is how religion impacts the people of each place. ...
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Worst Cities to Drive

Having a car inspires feelings of freedom and conjures images of the open road. But the reality of being an auto owner can be an entirely different experience. High gas ...
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States With the Highest Rates of Divorce

Marriage is intended to be a lifelong commitment to another person, but the reality is many marriages end in divorce. According to the Census Bureau, 9.7% of males over 15 ...
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Places Where People Pay the Most for Food

Food is necessary for survival, but it can also seem like a luxury item depending on where you shop or dine. In some cities, food is much more expensive than ...
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The Most Educated City in Every State

With the cost of college tuition at an all time high, some may wonder if it is even worth it to invest the time and money it takes to earn ...
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Cities Where the Most (and Least) People Graduate High School

The U.S. high school graduation rate rose to 83% for the 2014-2015 school year. But not all areas of the country are getting their students to earn diplomas at the ...
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