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Big Tex footprints in Fort Worth. (credit: The State Fair of Texas)

North Texans Eagerly Awaiting Big Tex’s Reveal

Ever since Big Tex burned to the ground one year ago, fans of the State Fair of Texas have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of his replacement.

09/23/2013

Big Tex footprints in Fort Worth. (credit: The State Fair of Texas)

Big Tex Treks Across Texas

As the new Big Tex gets ready for his big debut at this year’s State Fair of Texas, he’s making several stops across the state — and leaving his footprints behind.

CBSDFW.COM–09/18/2013

Awesome Deep Fried Nutella (Credit: State Fair of Texas)

State Fair Of Texas Fried Food Veteran Among Award Finalists

When you think State Fair of Texas you probably think fried foods. It’s a highlight for many fair fans. This year there are some new treats fighting to be named the best.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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Finalists Announced For State Fair Food Honors

Some of the craziest and most creative foods make their debut each year at the State Fair of Texas, and 2013 will be no exception.

08/27/2013

Construction at Big Tex Circle (Photo: Emily Trube/CBSDFW.COM)

New Home For The New Big Tex

A $600,000 renovation is underway right now at Fair Park to prepare a new pedestal capable of housing a much heftier Big Tex.

KRLD–08/02/2013

Big Tex got a brand new outfit for the 2011 State Fair of Texas. (credit: Mike Kinney/KTVT/KTXA)

Big Tex Has A Voice; Still Needs A Body

The State Fair of Texas has chosen a new voice for Big Tex when he is resurrected on September 27, 2013.

06/20/2013

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“Summer Adventures In Fair Park” Opens To The Public

The State Fair of Texas will debut its “Summer Adventures in Fair Park” this weekend.

04/30/2013

Big Tex

Voice Of State Fair Icon ‘Big Tex’ To Change In 2013

Bill Bragg, who was the voice of Big Tex for the last 11 years tells KRLD he was informed that his contract was not renewed effective Tuesday.

03/27/2013

Big Tex

Send Big Tex A Howdy, Or Donate To Help Rebuild Him

Want to help in the rebuilding of Big Tex? Now you can, with an online donation.

12/27/2012

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Best Holiday Craft Ideas from DFW Artists

These talented DFW artists’ holiday craft ideas include affordable, easy-to-make gifts and cleverly upcycled decorations perfect for any holiday home.

12/17/2012

10  P FRIED TWINKIE FUTURE

What Will Happen To Deep Fried Twinkies On A Stick?

The fate of deep-fried Twinkies on a stick, which originally debuted at the State Fair of Texas, is up in the air now that Hostess Brands plans to liquidate the company.

11/21/2012

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Dallas Funeral Home Hosts Big Tex Memorial

It was bound to happen. Someone held a funeral for Big Tex. The Golden Gate funeral home in Dallas called it “a living funeral,” like saying final goodbyes to someone. But, not really.

CBS 11–10/22/2012

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