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Mayors Of Minneapolis, Atlanta Bet On WNBA Finals

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ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is betting Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak that the Dream will win the national championship.

Reed and Rybak bet a season’s worth of fresh produce from farms in each state on the Women’s National Basketball Association’s 2011 championship series, which begins Sunday in Minneapolis.

Reed wagered peaches from Farmer D Organics Garden Center in Atlanta, while Rybak bet SweeTango apples from Pepin Heights Orchards in Lake City, Minn.

The first two games of the five-game series between the Dream and the Lynx are in Minneapolis. The next two games will be played in Atlanta’s Philips Arena.

If necessary, the final game will be played in Minneapolis.

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