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Nation

Iconic duck, chess join hall of fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The rubber duck squeaked out a win for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame, joining the ancient game of chess in the 2013 class inducted Thursday.

The pair beat out 10 other finalists: bubbles, the board game Clue, Fisher-Price Little People, little green Army men, the Magic 8 Ball, My Little Pony, Nerf toys, the Pac-Man videogame, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and the scooter.

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