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State Fair of Texas Begins Friday

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DALLAS, TX -- The State Fair of Texas is kicking off Friday, and "Big Tex" is up and ready to greet visitors to fair park! The Texas icon has been saying "Howdy Folks" since he made his debut in 1952.

He was put into place Tuesday at "Fair Park" in Dallas, TX. Gates open this Friday, and the Fair runs through October 17th.

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