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Position:STATELINE - Arizona's nickname, Grand Canyon State - Brief article
 
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California fifth-grader Tori Smith chose to research Arizona for her state report, and she found out a lot about the state. Its official neckwear is the bola tie, the official tree is the paloverde, and the official butterfly is the two-tailed swallowtail. But she couldn't find when Arizona got its nickname, the Grand Canyon State. Turns out the...

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