Brian Krause, from Dimondale, Mich., participates in the 41st International Cherry Pit-Spitting Championship on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm in Eau Claire, Mich. Krause went on to win with a spit more than 80 feet. (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell)
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Brian Krause, from Dimondale, Mich., participates in the 41st International Cherry Pit-Spitting Championship on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm in Eau Claire, Mich. Krause went on to win with a spit more than 80 feet. (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell)

Family maintains hold on pit-spitting contest

The Associated Press

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EAU CLAIRE, Mich.  — When it comes to pit-spitting in southwestern Michigan, it’s tough to beat the Krause family, who on Saturday maintained their dominance in the 41st International Cherry Pit-Spitting Championship.

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