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BILLINGS, Mont. -

The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is from Montana, but did you know the star that will top the tree was made in Montana too? On Wednesday you'll have a chance to see it in Billings.

The star will be in the ZooMontana parking lot from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
     
According to CapitolChristmasTree.com, the 5-foot-tall copper star is the first to come from the state supplying the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and features a representation of Montana's state flower, the Bitterroot.

The star is made of copper as a nod to the rich copper mining tradition of Butte.
 

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