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Man from Washington wins pumpkin championship... again

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HALF MOON BAY, Calif. - A man from Washington state won his third consecutive title for growing the largest pumpkin in the world.

Joel Holland, from Puyallup, won the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California.  His pumpkin weighed a whopping 1,223 pounds.  The grand prize is $5 for every pumpkin pound, meaning a total purse of $6,115.

This year marks the Championship's 33rd year.
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