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Parks commission wants exploratory panel for putting state fair in Carson City

The opening salvo sounded Tuesday night in the bid to host a state fair in Carson City. The Parks and Recreation Commission is urging the Board of Supervisors to appoint a committee that would explore creating such an event, perhaps in 2014 or 2015. The commission voted without dissent to make that recommendation during a meeting that featured testimony from a host of people. Among them was Senior Judge Robey Willis, who has advocated the idea previously. “Carson City is the place for the state fair,” he asserted, beginning the parade of people testifying. “I like fairs, and we don’t …

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