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More than 1 million visit Iowa State Fair

~  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Officials say there were more than one million visitors at the Iowa State Fair over an 11-day period this year.
 
     The final attendance tally was announced Monday. Visitors came to the fairgrounds in Des Moines from Aug. 8-18.
 
     Other numbers indicate there were more than 6,600 livestock exhibitors with more than 21,700 animals. New foods totaled 18, with items ranging from new flavors of funnel cakes to a shrimp corndog.
 
     Officials say on the philanthropic side of things, more than 46,400 pounds of food were donated as part of a food drive and other events.
 
     The next Iowa State Fair is scheduled from August 7-17 next year.


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11/26/2013 9:53AM
More than 1 million visit Iowa State Fair
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