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Bologna Day returns
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The Warren County tradition of Bologna Day is returning to Capitol Hill when a local group is scheduled to make a trip to Nashville to visit state lawmakers March 18.According to local historian and McMinnville Mayor Jimmy Haley, Bologna Day traces its roots back to the late 1970s. That’s when state Rep. I.V. Hillis and community leader Raleigh Paper appeared at Fraley’s Furniture on Main Street with bologna, cheese and crackers – and ready to talk politics.For years, Walling Fraley spearheaded the now-famous Bologna Day activities, giving Warren County folks the opportunity to rub elbows with the movers and shakers of local and state government.Later moved to Capitol Hill after Mr. Fraley’s death, hundreds of Warren County residents would flock to Nashville each year to let their voices be heard. Now, after several years of inactivity, state Reps.