State fair attendance, revenue expected to decline

Attendance through Tuesday was down 7 percent compared to the same time last year following the collapse of a concert stage on Saturday that killed five people. The loss of four shows will be a blow to revenue projections.

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Safety questions loom over Indiana stage collapse

As the fair reopened Monday, investigators and the families of the dead and injured were still seeking answers to hard questions: Was the structure safe? Why were the thousands of fans not evacuated? Could anything have been done to prevent the tragedy?

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Hoosier firms integral part of State Fair midway

Danny Huston, a native Hoosier, bought rides provider North American Midway Entertainment and moved it from Mississippi to Indiana. And in a bid to help increase ticket sales, he’s introducing automated machines built by Standard Change-Makers in Indianapolis.

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