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Missouri Candidates for Governor Gather at State Fair

Most of Missouri’s potential Republican candidates for governor expressed opposition Thursday to raising taxes for transportation funding, as they gathered under the same tent with other politicians to shake hands with voters at the Missouri State Fair.


Sculptor Jim Victor sculpts bikini-clad model Talia Sloboda out of 200 pounds of butter  (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Iowa State Fair Plans Butter Sculpture Of Lincoln

A butter sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln will share the dairy-centric spotlight this year with the world-famous butter cow at the Iowa State Fair.



Attendance at Missouri State Fair Hits 7-year High

The 2012 State Fair is scheduled to run Aug. 9-19.


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Illinois State Fair Attendance Tops 817,000

That’s a 10 percent increase from 2010.


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Get Your Concert Tickets for the Illinois State Fair

Tickets for this year’s Illinois State Fair go on sale this weekend.



Funding Crisis puts Du Quoin State Fair in Jeopardy

Illinois’ state budget mess is hampering efforts to organize this year’s state fair in southern Illinois.


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