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“I wish I could take it back.” That's what a Sweetwater woman told Local 8 News after admitting that she conned her community out of thousands of dollars.

Prepare for big crowds and some temporarily closed streets for this weekend's downtown Dogwood Arts street fair and the Volapalooza music festival at World's Fair Park.

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