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Do You Agree With These ‘Official’ State Beers?
Flying around my neck of the Facebook today is an article from Thrillist about the "Official State Beers" from all 50 states, declaring a beer brewed in each state to be the official beer of said state, much like a state bird or song. I wholly agree with some of their choices, like Kansas'…
How Patriotic Is Your State?
In less then a week we will be celebrating the 4th of July, the birth of our country. And while just about every state is going to be setting off fireworks (some illegally, mind you), have you ever wondered how truly patriotic your state is?
Know the Law Before Snapping a Voting Selfie
Justin Timberlake recently Instagrammed a selfie of himself returning to his home state of Tennessee for early voting. That's cool! Popstars gotta do their patriotic duty, too! But now he may come under investigation by the State's Attorney General's office for violating state laws ab…
Who is Playing at the Tri-State Rodeo?
Some big names in country music are coming to the Tri-State Rodeo in Fort Madison this year! This year’s concert mainstage features THREE national artists (up from two in years past). A full concert lineup is below:
The Oldest Restaurants by State
Here's something I've never really thought about, but it's pretty neat. ThrillList.com has done a bunch of research and tracked down the oldest continuously operating restaurants for each state, and Washington D.C.
Strange Town Names in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa
There are a lot of strange places in America, and there are a lot of weird town names. Maybe you've heard of Intercourse, Pennsylvania? What about Santa Claus, Indiana, Hell, Michigan or Friendly, West Virginia? Every state has at least a handful of town names that raise eyebrows. Here are a fe…
Crazy Laws in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa
There are a lot of crazy, weird and unusual laws still on the books in every state in America. Most of these laws were passed years and years ago in a very different time, and they simply have never been taken off the books. Upon looking at many of them, it's a real good thing these laws aren&a…

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