State Fair Attendance Down

9 years 7 months 16 hours ago September 24, 2007 Sep 24, 2007 Monday, September 24 2007 Monday, September 24, 2007 1:32:42 PM CDT in News
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AP-MO--State Fair,0071State Fair attendance down 18 percent SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) -- Attendance at the Missouri State Fair was down about 18 percent this year. Figures released today show about 280,000 people attended annual the 11-day fair in August. That's down about 60,000 people from 2006. State Fair Director Marion Lucas attributed the decline to some unusually hot weather this year. Recent fair attendance peaked at 379,000 people in 2004, when the weather was mild. (Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) APNP-09-24-07 1303CDT

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