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Governor's place potato wager on tourney game

Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire
North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue

OLYMPIA, Wash. - In the Sweet 16 basketball battle between Gonzaga and North Carolina, there are potatoes on the line.

Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire has bet North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue that the Bulldogs will beat the Tar Heels on Friday in the NCAA tournament game in Memphis.

At stake: Washington-grown potatoes that will be donated to a food bank of Perdue's choice. Perdue's counter-wager are North Carolina sweet potatoes to be donated to the Northwest Harvest food bank.

Gregoire has a law degree from Gonzaga.

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