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October 17, 2014

Cooper Farms raising White House turkey

A lucky turkey and an area agri-business official will get to meet President Barack Obama later this month as part of a time-honored tradition. Gary Cooper, chief operating officer of Cooper Farms, will present the White House turkey to Obama the day before Thanksgiving. The president will then pardon the bird, sparing it from the dinner table. Cooper is chairman of the National Turkey Federation. The person holding that post has the honor of presenting the turkey, said Cooper Farms spokeswoman Cassie Jo Arend.  Read More

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