New state pumpkin record!

Dale Marshall, last year's state pumpkin champion outdid himself this year with a 2,051 lbs pumpkin that was weighed in at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer today.

His record from last year: 1,471.5. That's over a 500 lbs increase.

But he's still got a ways to go for the world record, currently by a Belgian man, of 2,624 lbs.

More to come on this story.

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