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Maryland Eyes 'Walking' as 'State Exercise'
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Maryland Eyes 'Walking' as 'State Exercise'

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Some Maryland lawmakers are skeptical of a plan to name "walking" as the official state exercise. Some officials note that Maryland already has 21 official symbols, which include blue crabs, the Chesapeake Bay retriever, jousting and the shell of an extinct snail.

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Some Maryland lawmakers are skeptical of a plan to name an official state exercise: walking. It's not the first time lawmakers have considered honoring one foot in front of the other. But some officials note that Maryland already has 21 official symbols. They include blue crabs, the Chesapeake Bay retriever, jousting and the shell of an extinct snail. Lawmakers were also considering whether to name an official state dessert.

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