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Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Judge Terry Hipsley of Van Wert checks out vegetable oddities entered in the "freaks of nature" class at the 154th Mercer County Banner Fair. Entries ranged from mutated corn to conjoined cucumbers.

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Tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, cucumbers and squash everywhere. Toss in green beans, wax beans, pumpkins and peppers of every shape and size. Stir in unusual specimens for added interest. [More]
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