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Posts tagged: statehood dates

Happy Alaska statehood day

Do you know what (order of admission to the union) number it was?

I spent a few hours in Ketchikan about 10 years ago. That left me with two states still to visit. How about you?

A lot of people here grew up back there

Happy statehood day to North Dakota and South Dakota.

They became states on this date in 1889, nine days before Washington's admission.

Some of those chuckling about our winter whiners grew up back there.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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