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Thanks to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, big cities and little towns lost a lot of character in the late 1800s.
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Every year, the American Kennel Club (AKC) and The International Cat Association (TICA) gather more than 200 breeds of adorable puppies and kittens in New York City's Jacob Javits Center.
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