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April 14, 2014 at 5:41 AM

Washington State Fair building gutted by fire

PUYALLUP  (AP) — One of the oldest buildings on the grounds of the Washington State Fair was destroyed by fire early Monday, just hours after the spring fair concluded Sunday night, spokeswoman Karen LaFlamme said. No one was inside Evergreen Hall when it caught fire and no one was injured. One piglet from the petting farm died…


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September 20, 2012 at 5:58 AM

Puyallup Fair gets a new name: Washington State Fair

The Associated Press The Puyallup Fair wraps up a 17-day run on Sunday for the last time with that name. Spokeswoman Karen LaFlamme says the new name will be the Washington State Fair. She told The News Tribune the change will recognize all the people from across the state who compete at the fair. She also says…


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