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Utah County is putting its county fair on hold until next year.

The county commission issued a statement Wednesday evening noting the decision was based on the pandemic.

“Our inability to plan for large events, along with uncertain revenue projections in our TRCC funding, have forced us to make this difficult decision,” the commissioners wrote.

Tourism, Recreation, Culture and Convention, or TRCC, funding comes from taxes on restaurants. Those businesses have taken a hit as county health departments work to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Utah County fair is usually held in mid-August each year.

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