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State Looks For 2013 Christmas Tree

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - The State of Michigan is on the hunt once again for the biggest and best Christmas tree.

They'll be taking nominations for the 2013 Christmas tree that will sit on the front lawn of the capitol come November.

In order to be considered, the tree must be spruce or fir with a minimum of 65' tall, a maximum crown of 30 feet and a maximum trunk diameter of 30 inches, is easily accessible from roads and wires and is available at no cost.

It's lit at the annual Silver Bells in the City Celebration in downtown Lansing.

They'll take nominations until July 31. If you'd like to nominate a tree, send your name, phone number, a picture and the size and location of the tree to christmastree@michigan.gov or by mail to:

            Holiday Tree Search

            Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget

            Facilities Administration, Building Operations Division

            P.O. Box 30026

            Lansing, MI  48909

Last year's tree came out of Jackson.

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