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MPD wins Chicago’s Taste Authority’s 9th annual hot dog eating contest for charity

On Tuesday, July 17th Minneapolis and St. Paul Police and Fire Departments went head to head in Chicago’s Taste Authority’s 9th annual ‘Wiener Take All’ hot dog eating contest for charity.

They had five minutes to eat as many loaded Chicago Dogs as possible. The eight of them combined to eat 35 hot dogs.

Minneapolis Police Officer Tony Olsen won after eating seven hot dogs. This is Olsen’s 4th consecutive year winning the contest.

The $1,125 is being donated to the Minneapolis Make-A-Wish Foundation.