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Ask and Answer for Sept. 5

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This week's question

What grievance against King George III involving Beaufort is specifically mentioned in the Declaration of Independence?

From last week

Question: Early Beaufort Water Festivals included a beauty pageant. What title did the winner take?

Answer: Winners of the early Water Festival beauty pageants were crowned "Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands."

First to answer correctly: Marlene Handrinos

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