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Only in America: The most fashionable state

A Missouri state senator tries to outlaw seersucker suits — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Missouri state senator decided to make his sartorial preferences known by amending an education funding bill to include a provision that would ban adults from wearing seersucker suits. Senator Ryan McKenna later withdrew the provision, saying that "it probably wasn't germane to the bill" and "it was all in jest, anyway."