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Feedback at 5:00: The Great Fruit Debate - Cherry vs. Blueberry

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Blue or red designations usually come with political ties.

This week in Lansing it was all about fruit.   

Middle schoolers visited the capitol this week to argue over the official state fruit: cherries or blueberries.

Michigan is the number one producer of tart cherries and also leads with sweet cherries.

As we know here around Northern Michigan, Traverse City is the Cherry Capital, hosting the National Cherry Festival every summer.

But in West Michigan, blueberries bring in big business.

Michigan produces more than 490 million pounds of blueberries a year, according to MLive. That's about 32% of all those eaten in the US.

We want to know which fruit you are rooting for and why for today's Feedback at 5:00.