midwestern United States

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Noun1.midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
Rustbelt - urban areas in New England and Midwest characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
IL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United States
Hoosier State, Indiana, IN - a state in midwestern United States
Hawkeye State, IA, Iowa - a state in midwestern United States
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
Great Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State, MI - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
Gopher State, Minnesota, North Star State, MN - a midwestern state
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
Badger State, WI, Wisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United States
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Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) reported second quarter results that met consensus estimates, despite the ongoing problems for barging operations in the U.S. Midwest.
US corn futures jumped more than 1 percent on Thursday to the highest level in 2-1/2 weeks as concerns about delayed planting in the western U.S. Midwest sparked buying and fund short-covering.
It has been more than 20 years since a similar blast of frigid air covered a swath of the U.S. Midwest and Northeast, according to the National Weather Service.
It will be the company's first location in the U.S. Midwest. Jollibee officials announced the project last February 2015 for a strip mall location in the Chicago suburb of Skokie.
At least 28 people have died in the U.S. Midwest since the weekend in rare winter floods, mostly when driving into flooded areas after storms dropped up to 12 inches (30 cm) of rain, officials said.
Tuesday's late start to winter weather is a spinoff from the storms that swept through the U.S. Midwest, killing at least 13 people.
The World Meteorological Organization's Randy Cerveny noted that "the path-length distance of the Manitoba tornado might be shorter, but the duration may be comparable" to the longest-lasting twister on record, the Tri-State Tornado, which struck the U.S. Midwest in 1925 and was active for about 3.5 hours.
Most speakers live outside Pennsylvania, and large numbers are concentrated in the U.S. Midwest. Hartman Keiser explores the development of Midwestern and the Pennsylvania varieties of the language among its Old Order Amish speakers.
The derailment and fire were just the latest in a string of such mishaps involving rail transportation of crude oil, which has increased by more than 40 times since 2009, when shale oil and tar sands oil production in the U.S. Midwest and Canadian plains began to ramp up.
Created by the Midwest Technical Input Team, coordinated by the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA) Center and the USDA Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Climate Change in the Midwest: A Synthesis Report for the National Climate Association is a methodical, data-driven report examining the risks climate change poses to the U.S. Midwest, particularly with regard to vital economic activities.
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