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Photos: Minnesota State Fair

The rides, the politics, the sweaty teeming masses. And the food! Check out photos from the Great Minnesota Get-Together of 2012 on this Flickr photostream.

Minnesota State Fair off to rough start

Opening day at the fair started off a little bumpy with a brief ride malfunction and lower attendance at the pig barn after the Swine Flu virus raised cause for concern. Day two kicks of with the Governor's Fire Prevention Day and Alan Jackson performs at the Grandstand tonight.