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Larry the Cable Guy tailgates with Ravens fans

Larry the Cable Guy tailgates with Ravens fans

Amid the tangle of slow-moving traffic, barbecue and purple jerseys that was Sunday's Baltimore Ravens tailgate party, Larry the Cable Guy, the working man's comedian, was talking food — and how to ease that ubiquitous heartburn pain.

The funny-man and former radio host was in Baltimore to promote Prilosec OTC, an over-the-counter heartburn reliever. Clad in a Ravens jersey and his trademark camouflage trucker hat, Larry (real name: Daniel Lawrence Whitney) professed his love for all things greasy and saucy — and Baltimore.

"I love it here," said Larry, in a brief interview, shedding his faux Southern accent, an integral part of his stand-up act. "In...

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