The Midwest Is a Dangerous Place

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Where in the United States is most vulnerable to a terrorist attack? The federal antiterrorism database has an unexpected answer for you: Indiana. But of all the places Hoosiers might think to flee, Wisconsin should not be on the list. According to the database, the Cheese State is home to the second greatest number of potential terrorist targets of any state nationally.

Right… this is so strange, you just might want to read about it yourself—especially if you were contemplating a vacation to those well-known terrorist stomping grounds in the Midwest.

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