New York State Fair

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The New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse has been an institution in the area for years. But many people don't know about another landmark housed on the grounds – an authentic Wurlitzer organ.

Attendance at New York State Fair hits 20-year low

Sep 4, 2012
Stu Gallagher / New York State Fair

The 2012 New York State Fair is over and in the books. The final day was a chance for some to hit the midway for the first time, and for others to squeeze in one last visit.

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Farms still drive New York state's economy, according to a report from the New York State Comptroller's office, which outlines just how important agriculture is to the state's economy.

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As Governor Andrew Cuomo opened the New York State Fair in Syracuse today, every step he took on the fairgrounds was dogged by protesters opposed to hydrofracking.

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