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How Ski soda was started

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BREESE, IL (KTVI) – In Breese, Illinois a small town of just a few thousand, a legendary soft drink company lives.  Excel Bottling Company makes 15 different sodas including the very popular Ski, which is sold as far away as Alaska.

Tonight, only on KPLR 11, Rich Gould tells the story of how Ski soda wouldn't be available if not for a bank robbery gone bad in the 1930's.

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