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State Fair Attendance Third Highest Ever

Attendance down about 20,000 from last year

This year's Indiana State Fair was a big hit, though attendance dropped from last year's all-time record. 

State Fair Spokesman Andy Klotz says more than 954-thousand people attended this year's event which ended Sunday.  That makes it the third most attended fair ever.  However, that figure is down about 20-thousand from last year which Klotz says was the highest attended fair.  To be sure, attendance has also been enhanced by the 2009 expansion of the fair from 12 to 17-days in length.

Klotz says more than 48-thousand people attended the brand new Beer and Wine Festival. As usual, Klotz says the weather played a big role.  He says the weather was great last year, but spotty shower forecasts threw a bit of a damper on this year's fair.  
 

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