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Fairgoers try and stay cool in Columbia County

August 29, 2018 06:59 PM

CHATHAM - We broke a record Wednesday, with a high temperature of 96 degrees in Albany.

That didn't stop people from heading to the Columbia County Fair. It was one of the hottest days in the fair's 178-year history.

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It's all about keeping the animals and the people healthy.

Fair director John Craft says they've stocked up on water bottles and are making sure the staff takes plenty of breaks.

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