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For broadcast on CBS Radio Network stations 
January 19-20, 2002:

Garden State Goof

The Stamp Collecting Report, I'm Lloyd de Vries.
For years, New Jersey has been the butt of jokes...mostly 
by comedians on the other side of the Hudson in New York 
City. However, it's also true that two pro football teams 
play in New Jersey while still calling themselves NEW YORK. 
We New Jerseyans don't get no respect.

Now the Postal Service is getting into the act, and not for 
the first time.

Its new stamp collecting catalogue shows the upcoming 
designs for the 50-state Greetings from America stamps, 
which come out in early April. The states are arranged 
alphabetically on the sheet, and where the New Jersey stamp 
should be is...New York. The Empire State is also shown in 
its proper place.

In 1994, the World Cup soccer championships were played in 
the U-S, including at Giants Stadium in New Jersey....but 
the Postal Service put "New York" on a stamp souvenir map 
it issued.

Don't worry, a spokeswoman says, this time it's just a 
mistake in the catalogue illustration. The real stamps will 
be right.

And that's stamp collecting this week. 

I'm Lloyd de Vries, CBS News.

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