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RI lawmaker wants calamari named state appetizer

Thursday - 2/28/2013, 3:58pm  ET

MICHELLE R. SMITH
Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Georgia's got the peach, Maine's got the whoopie pie and now Rhode Island wants to claim calamari as an official state food: Specifically, its signature appetizer.

The legislation filed this week by state Rep. Joseph McNamara would honor the lowly squid, which Rhode Island chefs whip into a scrumptious delicacy by saut
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