Indiana is a heartland, bell-weather state that generally reflects presidential outcomes and broader electoral trends.
As the United States struggles through its worst economic crisis in generations, gloom has seized much of the heartland.
To date, there have only been stirrings of protest in the Sunni heartland against the Kingdom itself.
Throughout the Sunni heartland, the government has simply imploded.
But it was a heartland phenomenon, running for 196 episodes.
So it is with genuine dread that I have read about the latest tick-borne illness, this one called the heartland Virus.
In 2012 big insurers withdrew their support from the heartland Institute, a climate-denying think tank.
If he wants to endear himself to the Republican rank and file out in the heartland, he should change his tune on Obama fast.
He was invoking what is truly at the heart of the heartland, though the jurors likely needed no reminding.
It was the only area of the heartland—except for the top level casinos—open to every citizen without restriction.