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Scouting Out a Great State

August 4, 2019 4:00 pm

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We have to thank this state for being sweet, too. Girl Scout cookies were first made here! Back in 1917, a troop in Muskogee, Oklahoma baked the cookies...

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Home Sweet-Tooth Home

August 3, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today we visit New Hampshire, the only state in New England that’s actually named after a place in England. This beautiful state has been ranked the #1 state...

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Can You Eat Gold?

August 2, 2019 4:00 pm

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Well, you can eat tiny flakes of actual gold. But if you want to eat a lot of gold without hurting your tummy or wallet, you’re better off...

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Coloradical

August 1, 2019 4:00 pm

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Colorado turns 143 years old today. That’s worth a high five – or a mile-high five! Denver (Colorado’s capital) is nicknamed “The Mile High City” because it is...

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A Well-Tuned State

July 31, 2019 4:00 pm

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Sure, bluegrass is a type of grass (that’s sort of blue). But it’s also a type of music. The state of Kentucky has both. It also gave us...

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The Saltiest State

July 30, 2019 4:00 pm

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Utah looks like Wyoming took a bite out of it, but this state doesn’t cut corners. Lots of fantastic firsts come from this state, like the TV and...

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The Newest of the “New” (States)

July 29, 2019 4:00 pm

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It’s more than 100 years old, but New Mexico is still newer than (New) Hampshire, Jersey, and York. And the people of New Mexico have some fresh ideas,...

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The State You Can’t Miss

July 28, 2019 4:00 pm

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If you like to play hide ‘n’ seek, you already know this state’s name. That’s because we count out “One Mississippi, two Mississippi…” to give our friends enough...

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First in Flight

July 27, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today’s state is famous for a couple of very different things. It was in North Carolina in 1903 that brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright strung together sheets, sticks...

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A Birthday For a “New” State

July 26, 2019 4:00 pm

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On this day in 1788, New York became the 11th state in the United States. New York is famous mostly because of New York City, which has more people than...

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