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Just two U.S. states have capital cities whose names include the full name of the state. What states are they?
LAST WEEK’S RIDDLE: A rain gauge collects rainfall each day of a wet week beginning on Monday. Every day, the amount of rain in the gauge doubles. At Sunday’s end, the rain gauge is completely filled. So on which day is it half-filled?
ANSWER: The rain gauge is half-full on Saturday and the amount of rain in the gauge doubles on Sunday so it becomes completely filled.
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