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(NEWSER) – As another year gets ready to disappear in the rear-view mirror, the folks over at Estately put some of 2015's cultural milestones under the microscope, vis a vis the most popular Google searches by state. Let's just say that some of our 50 states went for the dark and newsy, while others strayed toward the quirky and downright strange. Some of the highlights:

  • Arkansas: Arkansans had basically two things on their minds: ISIS (related searches included "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant," "Syrian refugees") and the Duggars ("19 Kids and Counting," "Josh Duggar). They threw in "blood moon prophecy" to round things out.
  • Florida: The Sunshine State was most concerned with "concealed weapons permit," but also "Obamacare," some fellow named "Marco Rubio," and "Trump net worth."
  • West Virginia: "Magic Mike XXL." That is all.

Click for Estately's full rundown, including a largely embarrassing map; a list of 2015's most notable quotes is here

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