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Kansas gets publicity for budget problems; LJWorld.com user nominates new state slogan
UPDATE: And our winner is mom_of_three with her entry: Kansas: Flat and BrokeMom_of_three, send me an e-mail to claim your prize.News organizations from New Zealand, to Dallas to Philadelphia to Paris and countless others have been publicizing Kansas' budget woes in the past 24 hours.This is the sort of publicity that a state can only dream of — but I'm sure the folks in Kansas would much prefer the publicity were for the beautiful Flint Hills or the thrill of the Legends and the Kansas Speedway.But sometimes you have to take lemons and make them into lemonade. So today we'll be hosting a contest here on LJWorld.com to allow you all to come up with a new marketing slogan for Kansas — one that capitalizes on the current budget mess. Post your suggestions in the comments and we'll select a winner, who gets a fantastic prize. (Note: Fantastic is probably in the eyes of the beholder. But when I behold the prize, I think fantastic.)So, to get you started, we'll post one possible slogan — Kansas: As broke as you think.Now it's your turn.