WHO, Tribune’s NBC affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa, gave visitors to the Iowa State Fair a kernel of corn to place in the Mason jar of their favorite presidential candidate. “While we know the corn poll isn’t scientific, it has proven in the past to be a pretty reliable measure of the attitudes of Iowans at fair time,” said David Price, WHO’s political reporter.
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The free fair will feature food, fun, health screenings, safety tips and everything parents need to get kids ready for school. There will be plenty of entertainment including live music, face painting, a petting zoo, mascots, inflatable bouncers, and a dunk tank.