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DA: Ride Owner Bypassed Key Switch Before NC State Fair Mishap

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say the owner of a thrill ride tampered with the machine prior to an October mishap at the North Carolina State Fair that seriously injured three patrons. Wake County Assistant […]

12/20/2013

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Public Records On NC Fair Case Seized By Sheriff

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Wake County Sheriff’s Department has seized public records from the state Labor Department in connection with a mishap at the North Carolina State Fair last week that left three people […]

10/29/2013

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North Carolina State Fair Opens

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Fair opens an 11 day run in Raleigh. State Agriculture Secretary Steve Troxler says the fair opening Thursday afternoon shows the importance of agriculture in the state. […]

10/17/2013

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NC State Fair Attendance Likely Below 1 Million

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials say the North Carolina State Fair was successful, even though attendance probably came up short of the 1 million mark.

CBS Charlotte–10/22/2012

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Officials Discuss Safety At NC State Fair

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Agriculture and labor officials will talk about safety at the N.C. State Fair on the day the fair opens in Raleigh.

CBS Charlotte–10/11/2012

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NC State Fair Moves To Limit Exposure To Livestock

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Health and agriculture officials announced Thursday a number of steps to prevent a repeat of the E.coli outbreak that sickened 25 visitors to the N.C. State Fair in 2011.

08/09/2012