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State Fair begins Aug. 16

Earlier and shorter than dates of past years By Lani Duke Aug. 16-20—RUTLAND TOWN—The Vermont State Fair, once a 10-and-a-half-day blend of competitions, livestock, exhibits, carnival rides, “fair food,” 4-H, and concerts, opens its gates for a much-condensed four-and-a-half-day run Aug. 16-20. Organizers have packed…