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Here's how to enter a contest to name the crab on Maryland's license plate.
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From the official state bird, the Baltimore Oriole, to the official state dessert, the Smith Island Cake, Maryland has just about every state symbol covered. But that's not enough for some lawmakers who — for the second year in a row — are trying to add one more "official" to the pile: a state sandwich.
Marylanders -- lawmakers included -- take their crabs very seriously, which prompted a legislative proposal that would let residents know when their "Maryland style" crab cakes aren't the real deal.
A Montgomery County delegate wants to know when he goes into a restaurant whether the crab on the menu is from the Free State.
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