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Missouri Town Where Sliced Bread Was Created Seeks State Holiday to Honor the Invention

Decades ago Otto Rohwedder made history when he invented sliced bread in Chillicothe, Missouri. Now, ninety years later, the city is hoping to take its claim to fame one step further by creating a state holiday called “Missouri Sliced Bread Day.”
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The most famous invention from every state

From the simple zipper to the first iPhone, inventions continue to help improve the way we live and work, and every state in the US boasts its own famous contribution to the world. We based our list of the most famous inventions from every state off of …
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The most important invention from every state and D.C.

The US has produced some of the world’s most important inventions but which are the most significant to come out of each state? Using info collated by MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas, we take a look at the most notable inventions that have emerged …
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The most important inventions to come from each state, in one map – MarketWatch


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The most important inventions to come from each state, in one map
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Many of the inventions in this map revolutionized the industries of those states. John Froelich invented the first successful gasoline-powered tractor in 1892 in Iowa. Froelich formed The Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company in Waterloo, Iowa. The comapy

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The most important invention from every state

Whether it’s two bicycle repairmen from North Carolina creating a flying machine or an enterprising scientist from Washington building an artificial heart, the beauty of inventions is they can come from pretty much anywhere. Faculty at MidAmerica Nazarene …
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Penn State grad launches start-up to give new use to an old invention

A product initially developed to control nutrients runoff on Florida farmland could help golf course superintendents use less water and fertilizer. And a business-friendly climate at a major university has helped bring it to market. Rhizosorb is a soil …
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