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LaGrange Bark for Your Park daily contest standings

LaGRANGE — LaGrange has dropped another rank in the Bark for Your Park contest. The city dropped to sixth place since Wednesday morning, overtaken by Fort Gratiot, Michigan, with about a 50-vote lead. The city is competing for a $100,000 private grant from pet product manufacturer PetSafe. The grant is earmarked specifically to fund a dog park in the winning community. LaGrange leaders plan to expand Granger Park to add the dog park if the city wins. Visit http://www.petsafe.net/ barkforyourpark/city/ 2767/lagrange-ga/ to vote. Find LaGrange’s campaign on Facebook by searching “Bark for Your Park – LaGrange, GA” or using #barklagrangega. Votes may be cast twice per day, per voter. Voting ends July 22. Vote count as of 7 a.m. Thursday: 1. Jacksonville, Ill. — 17,533 2. Watkinsville, Ga. — 15,287 3. Moore, Okla. — 8,665 4. Epworth, Iowa — 7,573 5. Fort Gratiot, Mich. — 7,205 6. LaGrange, Ga. — 7,154 7. Merrimack, N.H. — 6,056 8. Vacaville, Calif. — 5,610 9. Barstow, Calif. — 5,442 10. Winslow, Ariz. — 5,019 11. Portland, Texas — 4,662 12. West Winfield, N.Y. — 3,949 13. Willmar, Minn. — 3,452 14. Oswego, Ill. — 3,092 15. Bryant, Ark. — 2,913