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Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

Jul. 4, 2018 4:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for the 11th time. Miki Sudo held on to her title as the top women's...

Whoopie pies to be star of a Maine festival

Jun. 23, 2018 8:19 AM EDT

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) — Mainers are set to take a day to celebrate their official state treat: the whoopie pie. A festival honoring the whoopie pie starts Saturday morning in downtown Dover-Foxcroft and ends in the afternoon. Made up of two cookie-like chocolate cakes stuffed to the gills with fluffy...