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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

"Meanwhile...Back in Dallas!" by Brian Keith Jones is an exhibit set around animations made from paintings of the Legendary Big Tex, with a twist. (credit: Ro2 Art DOWNTOWN)

Ro2 Art Downtown Announces Brian K. Jones: Meanwhile … back in Dallas!

Oak Cliff artist Brian Keith Jones, one-half of the famed Dallas collective, Chuck & George, presents his first-ever solo exhibition tonight at Ro2 Art Downtown.

09/27/2013

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See How Dickies Makes Clothes For Big Tex

A team of nearly a dozen professional clothing designers worked all year on one very special outfit. Check out what the folks at Dickies had to do for their biggest client.

09/27/2013

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POLL: The New Big Tex – Tell Us What You Think

The 2013 State Fair of Texas opened on Friday morning, giving many visitors their first look at the Fair’s biggest attraction — the new Big Tex.

09/27/2013

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Say ‘Howdy’ To…Big Sex?

The new Big Tex is set to debut at the State Fair of Texas today! but New School has a different take on the iconic figure…

09/27/2013

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State Fair Of Texas Set To Open In Dallas

The padlocks come off the gates as the State Fair of Texas opens in Dallas with food, festivities and football. The 127th annual expo opens Friday at Fair Park.

09/27/2013

Crews at the State Fair of Texas erected a new and improved Big Tex on September 26, 2013, one day before the fair was set to open. The iconic structure burned just one year prior, forcing the fair to construct the new model. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

First Glimpse Of The New Big Tex

The Metroplex got its first look at the State Fair’s biggest attraction on Thursday, just one day before the gates are opened to the public.

09/26/2013

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The Other Voices Of Big Tex

The State Fair of Texas is almost back and the Ben and Skin show through out some hypothetically awesome options for the next voice of Big Tex!

105.3 The Fan–09/25/2013

The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Safety A Top Concern As State Fair Prepares To Open

The State Fair of Texas opens Friday in Dallas. Rides, corny dogs, and all that goes with it starts at 10:00 am. Fair-goers can take safety for granted because police and fair officials do not.

CBS 11–09/24/2013

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