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The Following Places Have Fairs

San Diego, Missoula, Dallas, the Quad Cities, Mississippi Valley, Nashville, Wilson County, Hunt County, Dutchess County, Nebraska, Massachusetts, Alabama, Kutztown (been to that one), and Ohio.

Thanks, emailers. To quote one: “The Ohio State Fair is great fun and has (along with displays of alfalfa, quilting, and truly tacky junior cheerleading competitions) its share of funhouses, puke-provoking thrill rides, and seedy carnies. It also has a livestock building which is named after Ohio’s very own George F. Voinovich.”

Seedy carnies? Are there seedless carnies?

Warren BellWarren Bell was nominated June 20, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the remainder of a ...


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