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Sweet Corn is Now Illinois' Official State Vegetable, Plus 6 Other State Symbols

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.21.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

There's no more debate -- sweet corn is officially the state vegetable, as decreed by unanimous support in the Illinois legislature as well as a signature by Governor Bruce Rauner himself.

Show Your State Pride With... Bacteria?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.03.2014 | Weird News

State legislators like to claim official symbols for nearly everything. There are state birds, state dinosaurs, even a state question (New Mexico's ...