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2012 N.C. State Fair

Enjoy the 2012 N.C. State Fair! We're just as excited as you are to explore 11 days of statewide competitions, thrilling rides and everything fried on a stick.

In this blog, we'll touch base with some of you who may have baked that blue ribbon cake or bred a champion steer. We'll also keep you up-to-date on what's going to be new and different about the fair this year and other interesting scenes from the fairgrounds.

Finally, use this link to browse our photo galleries from the fair.


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Fairgoers returned on Tuesday, along with the sunshine

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Great attendance at the N.C. State Fair yesterday. Tuesday's attendance was 75,564. The 10-year average for Tuesday is 64,029.

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Brooke Cain isn't always proud of the number of hours she logs in front of the TV, but her loss of brain cells can be your gain. From reality shows to sitcoms to the more serious stuff, Brooke keeps her DVR smoking so that she can help keep you in the know. Brooke also tweets for Happiness is a Warm TV (you can follow @WarmTV) and updates the blog's Facebook page.