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Julie Charlton, Danville, left and her daughter, Clare, 11, take free bottles of water after stepping into the Danville Fire Department’s rehab tent Sunday afternoon near the fair office. The tent gave fairgoers a chance to cool off in a shaded tent with misting fans blowing. Danville Fire Department plans to be at the fair today and as needed the rest of the week. There are other cooling stations set up around the fairgrounds.
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Julie Charlton, Danville, left and her daughter, Clare, 11, take free bottles of water after stepping into the Danville Fire Department’s rehab tent Sunday afternoon near the fair office. The tent gave fairgoers a chance to cool off in a shaded tent with misting fans blowing. Danville Fire Department plans to be at the fair today and as needed the rest of the week. There are other cooling stations set up around the fairgrounds.

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Danville sewer authority wants walls replaced; council says ground’s unfit
DANVILLE — When the sewer lines were updated in Danville, the walls marking the entrance to the former armory that now...
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She’s been through the wringer. But Shania Twain is “Still the One” her fans root for. Twain often went hungry during...
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