Daily News- Baer Growls: Breaking News: Pa. likes Pittsburgh, Olive Garden & Chick-Fil-A

by John Baer | September 14, 2015
In this season of multiple, ongoing political polls now comes a poll of preferences for a whole bunch of stuff not really related to politics.
In this season of multiple, ongoing political polls now comes a poll of preferences for a whole bunch of stuff not really related to politics.

Harper Polling this week released results of Pennsylvania's favorite in-state city, home-grown athlete, private university, fast food joint and more.
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Its latest Commonwealth Poll shows nearly one-third of state residents (30 percent) pick Pittsburgh as the city they'd most like to live in. Philly finished second at 19 percent and Lancaster placed third at 12 percent.

I don't know. Pirates? Primanti Brothers?

The state's greatest athlete? Wilt Chamberlain, who edged out Arnold Palmer, 24 percent to 21 percent. Joe Montana finished third.

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And this is fun: the poll calls scrapple "The Prime Rib of Pennsylvania," noting more than one-third of residents (34 percent) enjoy eating the meaty delicacy. The number climbs to a clear majority, 56 percent in Philly and its burbs.
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Read more here.

Harper Polling