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Politicos Want to Rename I-69

This reminds me of the folks in New Mexico that wanted to rename Route 666:

John Hostettler, the Congressman representing the 8th district of Indiana, has been convinced by local religious groups to introduce legislation in the House that would change the name of an Interstate 69 extension to a more moral sounding number.

There are plans to extend the interstate from Indianapolis through southwestern Indiana all the way through Texas into Mexico in the coming years. While most believe this highway will be good for the state's economy, religious conservatives believe "I-69" sounds too risqué and want to change the interstate's number.

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Update on 11/17: OK, I'm an idiot and well behind on my Fark reading. This is all a hoax.

Posted by Jake on 11/16/04 @ 05:00 PM
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