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How honest is the Queen City?

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Cincinnati joined a nationwide campaign on Tuesday that tests the honesty of Americans.

Honest Tea placed unmanned pop-up stores on Fountain Square to sell their tea for $1. The store was completely run by the honor system with the booths monitored by a web cam.

Final Honesty Percentages:

 

City

Percentage

Chicago

99

Boston

97

Seattle

97

Dallas

97

Atlanta

96

Philadelphia

96

Cincinnati

95

San Francisco

93

Miami

92

Washington, D.C.

91

Los Angeles

88

New York

86

 

This is the first time Cincinnati has taken part in the campaign. Last year, Boston came in first in the experiment with 93 percent of participants actually paying for the drink.

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