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August 3, 2012
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Junior Rodeo set for this weekend

The whole idea in junior rodeo is to foster the next generation of cowboys and cowgirls.

Think of it as the Little League for rodeo.

"It's a sport where you can't really just go out and do it," said Roxanne Usher, organizer of this year's Douglas County Junior Rodeo. "It takes a long time to break into it. That's part of what we do."

This year's Douglas County Junior Rodeo is set for Saturday and Sunday, starting at 8 a.m. both day. Admission is free.

"The whole idea is to show a progression of the ranching lifestyle," Usher said. "As …

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