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What Each State (Including Colorado) Googled Most in 2016

What did each state, including Colorado, Google most in 2016? The answers can be hilarious, strange, embarrassing and telling.

The folks at Estately are responsible for crunching the numbers, as they did for a 2015 most-Googled survey we also spotlighted.

Once again, some states have more than one Googling favorite — a lot more, in several cases. Others have just one or two, suggesting that hive-mindedness extends to the Internet.

We picked one favorite selection for each state, with Colorado's very understandable pick saved for last. That's followed by an Estately graphic with the site's top choices. Click to see the original post.

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ALABAMA: Was Scalia murdered? (conspiracy theory regarding the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia)

ALASKA: Is Jon Snow really dead?

ARIZONA: Gary Shandling (actor/comedian who passed in 2016)

ARKANSAS: Day of Rage (planned protest)

CALIFORNIA: Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán (drug lord arrested in 2016)

CONNECTICUT: Billy Bush (radio host)

DELAWARE: Kim Kardashian robbed

FLORIDA: Kimbo Slice (mixed martial artist)

GEORGIA: Harriet Tubman $20

HAWAII: Pokémon GO! (mobile game)

IDAHO: How did Trump win?

ILLINOIS: Cubs' parade route

INDIANA: Mike Pence (Vice President-elect)

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IOWA: Islamic State (terrorist group)


KENTUCKY: Muhammad Ali (he took on the world)

LOUISIANA: Alton Sterling shooting (video of African American killed by Baton Rouge Police)

MAINE: Sausage Party (2016 film)

MARYLAND: Simone Manuel (U.S. Olympic swimmer)


MICHIGAN: Gordie Howe (hockey legend who passed in 2016)

MINNESOTA: Prince (singer-songwriter)


MISSOURI: McDonald’s breakfast all day

MONTANA: Roger Ailes (former Fox News producer accused of sexual harassment)

NEBRASKA: Pepe meme

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NEVADA: Colin Kaepernick (pro football player)

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Dat Boi (Internet meme killed by the Daily Dot)

NEW JERSEY: Bridgegate verdict

Continue to see what the rest of the states (including Colorado) Googled most in 2016.

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NEW MEXICO: Gary Johnson (Libertarian presidential candidate)

NEW YORK: Buffalo Bill's dildo

NORTH CAROLINA: Transgender bathroom law

NORTH DAKOTA: Dan Haggerty (actor who played Grizzly Adams, who died in 2016)

OHIO: 3-1 lead

OKLAHOMA: Kevin Durant decision


PENNSYLVANIA: Anthony Weiner investigation


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SOUTH CAROLINA: KKK victory parade

SOUTH DAKOTA: Glenn Frey (guitarist for the Eagles who died in 2016)

TENNESSEE: Mr. T dead (actor was rumored to have died in 2016, but he’s very much alive and still pitying fools)

TEXAS: Dallas police shooting

UTAH: Gilmore Girls (Netflix revival of TV series)

VERMONT: Orlando Bloom naked

VIRGINIA: Chardonnay GO video

WASHINGTON: Sad Ben Affleck

WEST VIRGINIA: Chyna (pro wrestler who died in 2016)

WISCONSIN: Reince Priebus (chairman of the RNC)

WYOMING: Chewbacca Mom (viral video sensation)

COLORADO: Peyton Manning retirement

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