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Oklahoma State Fair visitors take a shot at winning carnival prizes

Fairgoers can talk about the food they ate, the rides they enjoyed, the people they saw — but only at the carnival do they get a chance to put their money on the line for an oversized stuffed souvenir to take home from the Oklahoma State Fair in Oklahoma City.

BY ZEKE CAMPFIELD Modified: September 15, 2012 at 10:51 pm •  Published: September 16, 2012

Out beyond the chicken coops, through the scented haze of cooking grease and just before the carnival rides, Glen Thompson stands in the midway at the Oklahoma State Fair with an offer.

He’ll give you 100...
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