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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris flips pork chops at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday. She came to the fair intent on proving she's a top-tier contender. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Kamala Harris' Iowa Bus Tour Has Clear Intended Message: She's A Front-Runner

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Caprese salad on a stick is one of the healthier options at this year's Iowa State Fair. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Eating Healthy At The Iowa State Fair Means Salad On A Stick

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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina poses for a photo in front of the Butter Cow while touring the Iowa State Fair on Monday in Des Moines. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Feeling Momentum, Carly Fiorina Visits The Iowa State Fair

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Deep-fried breakfast on-a-stick is a new food at this year's Minnesota State Fair. It contains American and Swiss cheeses, a sausage patty, one egg and Canadian bacon sandwiched between two pancakes, then dipped in a light, sweet batter and deep-fried on a stick. Courtesy of Minnesota State Fair hide caption

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QUIZ: Which Of These State Fair Foods Are Faux?

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Iowa's 'Butter Cow Lady,' A 'Born Artist,' Has Died

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