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Heavy Table announces fair photo contest winners

After sifting through hundreds of food photos capturing anything from cotton candy to cannolis, judges at the Heavy Table have announced the winners of their 2012 State Fair Food Photography Contest.
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Hundreds of images captured by fairgoers at The Great Minnesota Get-Together were submitted to the Heavy Table's first annual 2012 State Fair Food Photography Contest. After sifting through photos of anything from cotton candy to cannolis, the contest winners have been announced.

Check out other photos taken from the Minnesota State Fair this year:

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