BROOKFIELD, Wis. -- V. Richard's Market here beefed up traffic in its meat department recently with the sale of steaks cut from the top prize-winning steer at the Waukesha County (Wis.) Fair. The single-unit, upscale independent paid $4,000 for the 1,330-pound Grand Champion crossbred steer at an auction at the fair, and has since chalked up quite a bit of word-of-mouth publicity with the buy, V. Richard's officials said. The auction took place the first weekend of the fair after judges had ...

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