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Long Island town seeks to ban Silly String

March 4, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Officials of one Long Island, New York, community see nothing funny in Silly String.Tuesday, the Huntington Town Council is set to vote on whether to ban Silly String during parades and other public events.

The Silly String showdown comes just days before the town's St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday.

Town officials say the string-in-a-can mars the finish on fire trucks.

Manufacturer Just for Kicks says it's not familiar with the fire truck claim, but notes the label includes cleaning instructions.


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