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Monday, October 22, 2007

Punkin' chunkin' in the pumpkin capital of the world

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The charmingly named Punkin' Chunkin' Contest, one of the highlights of living in the Pumpkin Capital of the World, drew over 4,000 people this weekend. Why is Morton, Illinois, the Pumpkin Capital of the World? Glad you asked.

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