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Politics at the Fair

Several booths are set up at the Jefferson County Fairground’s Merchant’s Building. County fairs are an ideal venue for promoting products and services.And politics.This is a midterm election year and local politicians running for election or re-election are a strong presence at the fair. Said politicians are using the opportunity to connect with constituents.There are also three booths offering information on wind energy. There is already one wind farm in Jefferson County and the construction of additional wind turbines is a source of controversy. Represented at the fair is Nextera Energy Resources, the company behind the Steele Flats Wind ...

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