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Big Star State

August 17, 2019 4:00 pm

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They say that everything’s bigger in Texas. That’s definitely true for cowboys’ hats and the ranches they work on. One ranch in Texas is bigger than the whole...

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Michigan Can Keep Cool

August 16, 2019 4:00 pm

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Michigan is that mitten-shaped state that wraps around 4 of the Great Lakes. Its name comes from the Native American Ojibwe word “mishigamaa” meaning “large lake.” There’s no...

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Crabby and Merry

August 15, 2019 4:00 pm

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Well, our next state is actually called Maryland, not merry land. But there are plenty of reasons to be happy we’re here! Maryland is one of just 6...

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A Perfect 10

August 14, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today our road trip takes us to the only state with a number in its name: Tennessee! This state also has a pretty cool shape. Thanks to its...

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French Fry-daho

August 13, 2019 4:00 pm

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Idaho is called The Gem State, but you can find another great thing in the ground there: potatoes! Idaho grows more potatoes than any other state. Last year,...

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A Snacky State of Mind

August 12, 2019 4:00 pm

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Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell, which is 3 feet tall and weighs more than 2,000 pounds. But you won’t find Pennsylvania written on the Liberty Bell....

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A Wheel-y Impressive State

August 11, 2019 4:00 pm

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Illinois is home to the city of Chicago, where the world’s first “skyscrapers” were built. But it’s also where the world’s first Ferris wheel was built! Back in...

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Show Me a Waffle

August 10, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today is Missouri’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate than with a waffle cone? After all, waffle cones were invented here in 1904. It was another great...

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This Place Rocks

August 9, 2019 4:00 pm

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Nevada’s name means “snow-covered.” That’s funny, since it’s the driest state in America! The state gets only about 9 inches of rain all year, though some spots get...

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I Owe a Lot to Iowa

August 8, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today’s the perfect time to travel to Iowa, because it’s holding its big state fair! The Iowa State Fair is one of our country’s biggest and best-known. More than 1...

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