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5 States With The Lowest Voter Turnout

24/7 Wall St. looked at voter turnout in all 50 states. Below are the five states with the lowest turnout ranked No. 46 through No.50, along with the methodology: 46. ...
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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

Gas prices fluctuate wildly in the United States. Many factors can cause price swings, from seasonal conditions, global market trends, an announcement from a nation’s oil industry, to the development ...
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New York City

The Tallest Building in Every State

Plans to build the Freedom Tower in lower Manhattan started in late 2001. It has taken nearly a decade and a half to complete the project, which created the tallest ...
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The Richest County in Each State

With the 2016 Iowa caucuses next Monday about to kick off the election process for the next President of the United States, questions about the economy are at center stage. ...
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Republican

The Most Republican County in Every State

The largely unexpected rise in support for Republican and Democratic presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders -- who represent two vastly different viewpoints -- reflects how polarized Americans ...
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Democratic

The Most Democratic County in Each State

The largely unexpected rise in support for Republican and Democratic presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders -- who represent two vastly different viewpoints -- reflects how polarized Americans are ...
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The Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) States

In the past year, the U.S. population grew by roughly 2.5 million people. International net migration accounted for approximately 46% of this growth. Natural growth -- the number of births ...
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Taxes

States Paying the Highest (and Lowest) Taxes

During the 2012 tax season, Americans paid an average of roughly $1 for every $10 they earned in state and local taxes -- on top of taxes paid to the ...
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Law and Marijuana

11 States Least Likely to Legalize Marijuana

Illegal in the United States for nearly 80 years, marijuana accounted for 8.2 million arrests nationwide between 2001 and 2010. Despite the decades old federal ban, the country’s attitude toward ...
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Washington DC

The Best and Worst Run States in America: A Survey of All 50

How well run is your state? Assessing a state’s management quality is no simple task. The current economic climate and standard of living in any given state are not only ...
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Most Dangerous States to Drive

The number of fatal injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents has dropped significantly over the last 10 years. In 2003, 42,884 were killed in motor vehicle accidents. By 2013, that ...
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America’s Best and Worst States to Live In

Life satisfaction in a given state is often based on highly subjective measures -- whether the climate is nice, whether friends and family are present, and other factors. While a ...
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Nebraska And North Dakota Unemployment Below 3%

Two states have unemployment rates below 3% They are Nebraska and North Dakota. Each stands out because the national rate is 5%, and in some states over 6% The jobless ...
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15 American Ghost Towns

 U.S. home prices have recovered substantially since the housing crisis. The improvement, however, has been uneven, and in many U.S. cities housing markets continue to struggle. In others, property values ...
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The Most Unusual Ancestry in Each State

Perceived as a land of opportunity, the United States has always attracted migrants from around the world who settled together in a nation now commonly referred to as the ...
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