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An estimated crowd of 18,000 jammed into Hilton Coliseum in Ames for the National Farm Crisis Rally Wednesday. The event, which was called the largest farm rally in history, was staged to call attention to the plight of the nation's farmers. A largeā€¦

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By 8:30 Wednesday morning a long line of people, many carrying protest signs, had formed in front of Hilton Coliseum. Many people, who came from long distances, arrived on chartered or school buses.
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