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Illinois County Fairs sharing $5-million agriculture grants

Governor Bruce Rauner has announced $16-million in agriculture grants for Illinois communities. The money includes six-million dollars for Soil & Water Conservation Districts. There's also money for educational programs thru tzhe U of I Extension Service. 

The reamining five-million dollars is for county fairs.  More than $54,000 will go to 92 county fairs around the state for operations and maintenance.

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