Vote to Name Pardoned Turkey
By: Christy Hendricks
One turkey will be strutting a little taller next week, because it won't be on a dinner table.
Missouri Governor Matt Blunt will celebrate Thanksgiving by pardoning a Missouri turkey next week.
Missourians are encouraged to vote on a name for the turkey. The final name choices include Tasty Tom, Lucky Feathers, and Gobbles. Click here to vote on a name for this year's pardoned turkey.
The pardoning of the turkey symbolizes all Missourians have to be thankful for, like the state's animal agriculture industry.