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Appeared in: Volume 5, Number 5
Published on: May 1, 2010
Cheese Curds, Deep-Fried Twinkies and Tiramisu on a Stick

State fairs are big business, great fun and, like most everything else, in flux.

Karal Ann Marling is professor emerita of art history and American studies at the University of Minnesota and author of Blue Ribbon: A Social and Pictorial History of the Minnesota State Fair.
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