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Top rated and bottom rated states in Gallup's Well-Being Index.

Illinois Improves To Average In Gallup’s Well-Being Index

When it comes to overall well-being of its residents, Illinois is pretty average compared with the rest of the nation, but the state has made good progress in Gallup’s annual Well-Being Index.

02/26/2014

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Opinion: Presidential Poll Trolling

Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.

09/21/2012

Obesity Generic

Rockford One Of Fattest Towns In United States

CHICAGO (CBS) — Residents of Rockford: You are fat. According to a Gallup study, more than a third of the people living in Rockford are obese. That puts the town No. 4 on the list […]

03/12/2012