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What’s In A Name? Ask The Folks In Two Egg, Florida

In this April 18, 2016 photo, a sign welcomes motorists to the town of Two Egg, Fla. Located about 70 miles northwest of Tallahasee, Fla., Two Egg is a small farming community where people used to trade eggs for goods. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)

The town of Chicken, Alaska, and Two Egg, Florida, have definitively settled the question of which came first. What's also clear is they are neither first nor last in the country's long list of odd-named places. In Pennsylvania you'll find Intercourse, Virginville and Blue Ball. In Louisiana, if you've had too much of Moonshine, you can always visit Cut Off.

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Local Vendors Fear National Pumpkin Shortage

Alachua residents search for the perfect pumpkin to take home with them for the holidays. The pumpkin patch has seen a steep increase in sales in early October, compared with last year's numbers. (Courtesy/Megan Bultemeier)

Heavy rains led to a national pumpkin shortage this year, and many farmers across the country have resorted to purchasing pumpkins at auctions multiple times per week to meet the demands of customers. Local pumpkin vendors have seen an increase in sales due to heightened media coverage.

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