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Food, Fun, Football At State Fair Of Texas

The annual State Fair of Texas opens to visitors on Friday at Fair Park in Dallas with a theme of “Deep in the Heart of Texans.” It runs through October 19.

09/26/2014

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Big Tex Gets A Check Up Ahead Of State Fair Opening

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Big Tex is back and the State Fair of Texas says he’s better than ever. But before the doors to the fair open, Big Tex had to get a checkup. A doctor […]

09/25/2014

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Ride Safety Inspections Are Priority At State Fair

This weekend millions of North Texans will visit the State Fair of Texas, enjoying all the fried food and rides the iconic festival has to offer.

09/23/2014

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Large Police Presence Set For State Fair

The State Fair of Texas kicks off in Dallas later this week, and final preparations are now underway to make sure that the thousands of fair visitors are safe.

09/23/2014

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Poll: What Might Make Fair Park More Fun?

More than a National Historic Landmark, Fair Park is close to 300 acres of educational and recreational space for visitors from all over the world.

09/03/2014

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A New Look For Big Tex

The Texas icon is getting a new shirt for this year’s state fair.

08/26/2014

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State Fair Of Texas Announces Big Tex Choice Award Food Finalists

Funnel cake beer and deep fried “breakfast for dinner” are among this year’s finalists.

08/18/2014

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Big Tex Elected Country’s Quirkiest Landmark

He already oversees the country’s largest state fair, now “Big Tex” is topping a national top ten list as the country’s “quirkiest” landmark.

06/25/2014

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2014 State Fair Theme: ‘Deep In The Heart Of Texans’

The 2014 State Fair of Texas will include a Texas Sports Hall of Fame exhibit and an effort to fight hunger by turning canned foods into art.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Big Tex’s Return Breaks State Fair Records

The 2013 State Fair is in the books and it will be remembered for many things — the return of Big Tex and near record crowds.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

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Couple Ties The Knot At The State Fair Of Texas

Amid the smell of funnel cakes and fried pickles, two high school sweet hearts got married over the weekend under the watchful eye of Big Tex.

09/30/2013

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Everything Old New Again At State Fair Of Texas

With all the usual fanfare, the State Fair of Texas embarked on its annual 24-day run on Friday.

CBS 11–09/27/2013

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