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Pups win Whitestone costume contest

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The business networking site recently held an online Halloween costume contest, and the winning photo was not of a spider, but still featured eight hairy legs.

Sexy and Prince, a pair of dogs in a cheerleader and football player costumes, took home first place with 220 votes.

And their owners took home $200 in cash and other prizes from northeast Queens businesses.

Tino Maiolo, the founder of, created the contest as a community activity for Whitestone, and though he only received 29 entries, the number of votes on Facebook were many times that number.

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