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A taste of politics
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A Warren County tradition was rekindled Wednesday as busloads of local residents descended on the state capitol to mark the first Bologna Day in years.“I am humbled and honored to be part of such a great day,” said state Rep. Kevin Dunlap who celebrated his first Bologna Day as part of the state House.Dunlap, along with fellow lawmakers Rep. Judd Matheny and Sen. Janice Bowling, were among the legislators who mixed with their constituents at the state capitol in Nashville on Wednesday. The customary lunch of fried bologna and the fixings were provided by Prater’s BBQ. The event was sponsored by Southern Central Waste Services. Leadership classes and school groups from Warren County were also treated by speakers that included local product and TBI director Mark Gwyn along with Lt. Ray Robinson of the TBI and Tennessee National Guard Adjutant General Max Haston.In all, three busloads traveled from Warren County to the state capitol for the event that was held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hall near the cafeteria in the legislative wing of the capitol.