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In Pictures: Stampede organizers back in the saddle as grounds cleaned, prepped

Besides the removal of key musical acts, the Calgary Stampede is carrying on as planned

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A worker pressure washes an entrance gate at the rodeo grounds as flood clean-up continues and Stampede preparations go ahead, July 2, 2013. The Stampede starts Friday.

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The Stampede will be celebrating its 101st year as it rebuilds after last week’s flood in Southern Alberta.

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Midway workers carry cowboy hats at the Calgary Stampede grounds.

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A crew pressure washes the midway as clean-up continues.

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A performer is suspended over the grandstand during rehearsals.

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Mayor Naheed Nenshi takes his cowboy hats to Bryon Hussey of Smithbilt Hats to be shaped before the start of the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta, July 3, 2013.

Todd Korol

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