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March 28, 2013
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Should the state fair return to Fallon

Did you know that Fallon was once the site of the Nevada State Fair? Why not consider bringing it back here? The fair had two long runs in Reno, but financial problems subsequently caused Reno to close down the annual event each time. Carson City now wants to bring it back to life. Maybe Fallon also should throw its hat in the ring. The State Fair was founded in Reno in 1874 when Ulysses S. Grant was in his second term as the nation’s 18th president, but it was forced to leave Reno in 1915 because of mounting debt. When …

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