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After 35 years, Kentucky Book Fair leaving Frankfort for move to Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena

The Kentucky Book Fair, which draws thousands each November, is moving to Lexington because of the pending demolition of the Frankfort Convention Center. Kentucky Humanities Project Manager Brooke Raby told The (Frankfort) State Journal that there was no alternative site in Frankfort to host the event. The fair, which former State Journal Editor Carl West founded in 1981, has historically been at the...