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Why Is the Iowa State Fair So Important?

The smell of fried Twinkies hangs in the air. Pork chops sizzle on the grill. The butter cow is cold, and the prizewinning pigs are snoozing. Yes, it’s that very special time of year, again: the Iowa State Fair.

Friday, August 9, 2019
The New York Times
Topics: 
2020 Election
Democrats
Author Info: Lisa Lerer
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The smell of fried Twinkies hangs in the air. Pork chops sizzle on the grill. The butter cow is cold, and the prizewinning pigs are snoozing. Yes, it’s that very special time of year, again: the Iowa State Fair.
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