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CSU-Pueblo goes to the Colorado State Fair

Sarah Cummings - Colorado State Fair general manager (photo courtesy of coloradostatefair.com) Pueblo has been the home base of the Colorado State Fair since 1869. According to its official website, the fair has only been canceled once, during World War I, and each year it grows. This year, the fairgrounds welcomed Sarah Cummings as the new Colorado State Fair general manager. Cummings, a California native, took over the reins in January. Cummings commented on Pueblo’s character after experiencing it first-hand. “There is a great charm here at the fairgrounds,” she...
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CSU-Pueblo students support State Fair in Pueblo

Fans on opening night of the PRCA RAM Rodeo held at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. Photo by Dustin Cox. For 146 years, the Colorado State Fair has been one of the most highly anticipated summer festivals in Pueblo. The fair brings hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the state to Pueblo to enjoy fried food, concerts, rodeos, carnival rides and other festivities. Over the past few years, however, the fair’s revenue has decreased and in the weeks leading up to fair, there was talk that it could possibly find...
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Colorado State Fair was one to remember

2014 Colorado State Fair Demolition Derby   Concerts and rodeos and carnival rides oh my... the 2014 State Fair is in the books and one to remember. With 498,720 people in attendance, the 142- year-old Colorado institution offered exciting time to locals and visitors alike. The weather was great. It allowed many to stay dry and enjoy those funnel cakes and turkey legs that we all look forward to leading up to fair season. The Fair also featured some of the greatest attractions and entertainment around. Those who attended were...