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The Safest Cities in Idaho, 2017

Idaho’s claim to fame lies in potatoes, however, the first potato in America was planted in New Hampshire in 1719. Potatoes didn’t even reach Idaho until 1836. Still, Idaho produces approximately one-third of the potatoes in the United States. As a state, though, Idaho has much more to offer. The Idaho landscape is rugged and […]

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The Safest Cities in Illinois, 2017

Illinois displays quite the range of cities, spanning from rural farmland to the bustling metropolis of Chicago. Chicago serves as a major international travel hub and is a melting pot of culture and culinary prowess. The rest of the state is what gives Illinois the title, “The Prairie State,” as farmland and rolling hills span […]

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The Safest Cities in Indiana, 2017

Indiana aka the Hoosier state – a nickname still shrouded in mystery – boasts 1.1 million acres of land. Though the shoreline is only about 40-45 miles long, Indiana is still considered to be a Great Lakes state due to its northern access to Lake Michigan. The state enjoys four distinct seasons with summer temperatures […]

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The Safest Cities in Iowa, 2017

When you think of a Midwestern U.S. state, you think of rolling plains, cornfields, open blue skies – essentially, Iowa. Iowa is mostly composed of small, rural communities with bigger cities here and there. The state’s name comes from the Ioway people, a Native American tribe that once inhabited the area. Both its east and […]

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The Beginner’s Guide to Home Safety

Quick Navigation What motivates the burglar?When do they break in?How do they get in?What do they like to take?How can I protect my stuff?How can I protect myself?Home security systems – how to get startedWhich type of home surveillance do I use?My home was invaded, now what? Around 2.5 million homes are burglarized every year. That […]

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The Safest Cities in Florida, 2017

Florida is a state known for its long coastline and sandy beaches. It earns its nickname of “The Sunshine State” due to an average of 128 clear, sunny days each year (in some cities). Nearly 87 million visitors take a yearly trip to Florida, making it the #1 vacation destination in the world. The draw? […]

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The Safest Cities in Georgia, 2017

Georgia, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies, is best known for its peaches, but there are many other notable facts about the state. The Peach State actually produces more peanuts, blueberries, and pecans than it does peaches. There are still plenty of peaches, though. This ninth most populous state in the union is loaded […]

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The Safest Cities in Arkansas, 2017

Arkansas borders six states: Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Arkansas is the 29th largest state by area but makes up a substantially low percentage of the population. It’s home to the Ozark mountains and due to its Eastern coast running alongside the Mississippi River, it’s prone to flooding. It’s this same flooding, though, […]

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The Safest Cities in Colorado, 2017

Colorado is also called “The Switzerland of the United States” because of its high elevation and stunning mountain views. Colorado is a very popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With 222 wildlife areas, you’ll find hiking, mountain climbing, camping, and so much more. People also flock to Colorado for its renowned skiing and snowboarding. In fact, […]

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The Safest Cities in Delaware, 2017

Despite being the second smallest state, most people are surprised to find out that Delaware is the sixth most densely populated one in the U.S. It sits on the Eastern seaboard, with 28 miles of coastline (381 if you count the Delaware River). Because of its proximity to the ocean, it has the lowest mean […]

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