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County Fairs Impact Study In

County fairs are big business in Illinois--so says the results of a County Fair Economic Impact Study. The numbers are in says University of Illinois grad student Alex Norr. He helped lead the study last summer.....

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The results were released last weekend at the annual meeting of the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs. Norr says the $170-million impact represents a tremendous return on investment for the state, which allocated $5.1 for county fairs in 2014.

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