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Butter Cow Lady Dies, Robbing Obama of Key Iowa Surrogate

Norma “Duffy” Lyon, whose cow sculptures made of butter were for decades a big draw at the Iowa State Fair, died of a stroke on Sunday at 81. Even outside the state, Lyon’s work was the stuff of folklore. But while she normally steered clear of politics, Lyon was inspired by Barack Obama’s insurgent presidential candidacy […]

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