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A tribute to hometown hero Roger Maris, who (Credit: AP)

A tribute to hometown hero Roger Maris, who broke Babe Ruth's home run record by hitting 61 in '61, in the form of the Roger Maris Museum in the West Acres Mall in Fargo, N.D. (July 15, 2013)

Fargo, N.D.

Welcome to Fargo. On the eastern edge of North Dakota, the city of some 100,000 people boasts solid doses of pride and quirkiness.

Vases inspired by the Red River, made by
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Vases inspired by the Red River, made by artist John Offutt, are displayed at the Underbrush Gallery in Fargo, N.D. With just over 100,000 people, this city on the eastern edge of the state offers local culture with a good dose of pride and quirkiness. (July 16, 2013)

Park your car, take a walk downtown along
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Park your car, take a walk downtown along Broadway, and imagine how this Gateway to the West looked to pioneers when the city was founded in the 1870s. (July 17, 2013)

Broadway in downtown Fargo is dotted with well-preserved
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Broadway in downtown Fargo is dotted with well-preserved marquees, including a giant art deco sign for the Fargo Theater, which still shows films and live performances. (July 17, 2013)

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A mosaic at the Fargo Theater in the
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A mosaic at the Fargo Theater in the sidewalk in downtown Fargo, N.D. (July 2013 photo)

The wood chipper used in the movie
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The wood chipper used in the movie "Fargo" is on display at the Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center in Fargo, N.D. (July 15, 2013)

Kristi Carlson, of Moorhead, Minn., looks at a
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Kristi Carlson, of Moorhead, Minn., looks at a gauge showing the high water marks of the Red River near the dike in Fargo, N.D. (July 16, 2013)

A tribute to hometown hero Roger Maris, who
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A tribute to hometown hero Roger Maris, who broke Babe Ruth's home run record by hitting 61 in '61, in the form of the Roger Maris Museum in the West Acres Mall in Fargo, N.D. (July 15, 2013)

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