Record 1,400-pound pumpkin dazzles festival fans

Record 1,400-pound pumpkin dazzles festival fans

In this x, farmer Jim Lowe stands behind a 1,400-pound pumpkin in Meridian, Idaho. The biggest pumpkin ever grown in Idaho is being seen by tens of thousands of Treasure Valley residents this fall. The previous state record, set in 2012, was 1,219 pounds and the world record is 2,624 pounds, said D.J. Steffler, who grew it in nearby Nampa. (Sean Ellis/The Capital Press via AP)

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