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California Pumpkin Takes Contest

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Friday, October 22, 2010, In : Food 
Every year, the Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off crowns a champion for the largest pumpkin. In this Halloween season, we keep track of these things.  The Half Moon Bay competition this year declared a California pumpkin the winner for the first time in eleven years.  Citrus Heights resident Ron Root's winning squash was 410 inches over the top and weighed 1,535 pounds.  He was awarded $9.210 for his huge gourd, which works out to $6 a pound plus a $1,000 bonus for the largest pump...
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Armenian Factory Makes World's Largest Candy Bar

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : Food 
If you have a sweet tooth and want to be a part of history, you may want to head for Yerevan, Armenia, next month.  That's when the world's largest chocolate bar will be broken up and handed out to candy aficionados in the capital's main square.  The oversized item was made by the Grand Candy factory of all natural ingredients, including a 70 percent cocoa content.  The bar is 224 inches long, 110 inches wide, and 10 inches thick.  It weighs 9,702 pounds and was certified as the world's large...
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Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.

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