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Sounds Fishy

Invent your own news story? Why not?

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The state of Minnesota has been in a sports slump for quite some time. So when the Minnesota Fighting Ticks, the state's first professional ice-fishing team, won the international championship in a heated overtime fish-out, the story made headlines.

One minor detail: The team, the championship and the entire ice-fishing league don't really exist.

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