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The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Mandy Colten said she usually eats clean. So you can imagine why consuming 5,000-6,000 calories a day on all things fried, sweet and savory at the Min...

Minnesota Woman Chows Down 93 Different State Fair Foods For Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.02.2014 | Impact

Mandy Colten said she usually eats clean. So you can imagine why consuming 5,000-6,000 calories a day on all things fried, sweet and savory at the Min...

Minnesota State Fair in Posters

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

The first Minnesota State Fair was held in 1859 and has been held every year since then with five exceptions. This annual Minnesota summertime trad...

Changing Demographics, Bloated Budgets Shape Changing Fair Landscape Across the Country

Hilary Gowins | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Fairs offer a nostalgic, week-long escape filled with freakish foods and a sense of community that hearkens back to a different time. But their future is uncertain, especially in states that already can't pay for things such as education and government pensions.

The Ten Best State Fairs in the United States | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

Here are 10 of the best-loved and most widely-attended fairs in all of America, so grab a cotton candy and take a seat.

Chicken Charlie's Insane Fair Food Menu

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

No one can say it isn't innovative.

10 State Fair Favorites

Food52 | Posted 05.20.2013 | Taste

Ten ways to recreate our favorite carnival foods at home.

Animal Cruelty at the California State Fair

Ken White | Posted 05.02.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

"The principle of confinement in so-called animal science is derived from the industrial version of efficiency. The designers of animal factories appe...

State Fair Food Deathmatch: Vote For Your Favorite!

Posted 09.04.2012 | Taste

If there's one reason to face the crowds at the state fair, it's definitely not for the clunky rides, but for the food. The state fair is always all a...

An Afternoon At The State Fair

Saveur | Posted 10.02.2012 | Taste

We've combined classic state fair treats like crispy corn dogs and caramel apples with summer favorites like corn on the cob and slices of fresh watermelon, for a celebratory menu.

Jon Ward

Ohio Women Disappointed With Obama, Distrustful Of Romney | Jon Ward | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio –- At a picnic table on the first day of the Ohio State Fair Wednesday, the daily political melee on Twitter, TV and in the inboxes o...

Deep-Fried Samoa Girl Scout Cookies Hit The State Fair Circuit

Posted 07.12.2012 | Home

In honor of the Girl Scouts of America's 100th birthday this year, the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas are introducing another treat to the State Fair ...

What's Next For State Fairgrounds

Posted 04.09.2012 | Detroit

Unused since 2009, the Michigan State Fairgrounds could get a new life. On Monday morning, Governor Rick Snyder passed Public Act 74 and 75, allow...

WATCH: The Maggot Sandwich At The Colorado State Fair

Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

We're getting pretty exhausted by all the crazy fried fair food this year, but lucky for us, now we've moved away from batter and larva. ...

First Nighter: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Stage Fair Much More than Merely Fair

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Rodgers and Hammerstein thought they wrote nine Broadway musicals. But there is a tenth that neither of them ever knew about it.

State Fairness

Kate Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Clinton

Beneath the surface of our national marriage equality state map, the collaborative effort of national LGBT and legal organizations has engineered a strategic sequencing.