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The Diamond and Watermelon State open line

Posted By on Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 4:50 PM

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The line is open. Thanks to Austin Kellerman at Channel 4 for the photo, via Twitter, of a 12-year-old North Carolina boy who found a 5.16-carat gem at the Crater of Diamonds State Park.

And thanks to @MikeRossUpdates for a classic bit of Arkansiana, political candidates in the Hope Watermelon Festival melon-eating contest. That's Ross second from right and, to his immediate left in the photo, Asa Hutchinson.

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