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Palouse Empire Fair draws 24,000-plus despite weather

Lightning, thunder, wind and a little rain couldn’t dampen spirits of the 2013 Palouse Empire Fair.

Weather forecasters had predicted thunderstorms throughout fair weekend, but the clouds parted and warm temperatures allowed fairgoers to enjoy everything at the fair.

Fair Manager Bob Reynolds said Sept. 12 a little more than 24,000 people attended the fair this year, an increase over last year’s attendance.

Reynolds also said that revenue returns have been good and the carnival also boosted revenue very well.

Even though the fair’s opening day Sept. 5 was gray with threatening skies in the mor...


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