"Midwest." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 23 October 2018. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/midwest>.
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or Middle West
A region of the north-central United States around the Great Lakes and the upper Mississippi Valley. It is generally considered to include Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. The area is known for its rich farmlands and highly industrialized centers.
With over 50 centers, mostly in the eastern and Midwest states, the Physician's Weight Loss Center franchises offer six different weight loss plans, individualized consultation, and 150 weight loss food and nutrition products.
Ace Hardware grew throughout the Midwest in the 1930s, and in the 1940s even among wartime shortages and rationing, Ace's innovative strategies met public needs, thus strengthening their reputation as a neighborhood store.
Still based in the Midwest, the home improvement/hardware franchise operation offers individuals the opportunity to run their own business while being able to take advantage of their marketing experience and buying acumen.
If you will be in the Midwest during the holidays, check out the Gifts of Christmas Holiday Light Parade, hosted twice each evening during Silver Dollar City's An Old Time Christmas celebration in Branson, Missouri.
Hmmm, not sure how helpful that is, given that it's winter and while it may not be as cold in California as it is in say, the Midwest or out east, gloves and a hooded sweatshirt describes about half of the United States right now.