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UPDATE: Tragedy prompts fair to cancel some events

August 14, 2011

The Indiana State Fair has canceled some events after a stage collapse left five people dead and more than 40 others injured.

The fair canceled all of Sunday's events and released an updated schedule saying it has canceled the Hoosier Rodeo Series Final on Monday and the Last Blast fireworks display on Aug. 21.

The fair said refunds for Saturday's Sugarland concert at which the stage collapsed will be issued at the point of purchase. The status of remaining concerts with Janet Jackson, Lady Antebellum, and Maroon5 and Train all are undetermined, but they will not be held in the grandstand area.

Gov. Mitch Daniels and others will participate in a remembrance ceremony Monday morning for the victims of the stage collapse The ceremony begins at 9 a.m. on the Free Stage in the northwest corner of the fairgrounds. Admission to the fairgrounds will be free Monday before 10 a.m.

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