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Submission + - Illinois declares Pluto a planet (

The Bad Astronomer writes: "The legislators in Illinois, always on the lookout for more places to find voters, have passed a resolution declaring Pluto is a planet. I'm not sure what else can be said here, except that — besides overstepping their jurisdiction just a wee bit — they make a couple of scientific howlers in the resolution itself."
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Illinois declares Pluto a planet

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