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Group readies for balloon festival starting Friday
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Visitors to the 2014 Monroe Balloon and Blues Festival walk around during the glow portion of the activities at the Green County Fairgrounds in Monroe. This year, glows are planned for 8:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. -- Times file image
MONROE — For more than 30 years, an event involving music, family activities and a lot of hot air has provided entertainment to county residents and visitors from hundreds of miles away.