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What recent news item involves these four states?
KENTUCKY, WASHINGTON, INDIANA, KANSAS

Here is the ANSWER.

QUESTION:

What recent news item involves these four states?  KENTUCKY, WASHINGTON, INDIANA, KANSAS

ANSWER:

These are the four states that are home to the #1-seeded teams in the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (Louisville, Gonzaga, Indiana, and Kansas).

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