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Home Sweet (and Salty) Home

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National Geographic Traveler‘s assistant online editor Mary Beth LaRue often brags about her alma mater, the University of Iowa, despite barrages of corn and farmer jokes, and the occasional puzzled look ("I know the state exists, but where is it?"). But Iowa City, which she likes to call the "cultural hub" of the Midwest, is…