State Fair wrap-up: Just off a record coupon-sales pace

Amid all of the bad economic news, here’s something positive: After getting off to what the DMN reported was a horrible economic start, it turns out the State Fair of Texas was selling coupons at a near-record pace ($28.6 million vs. $29 million during the 2007 Fair’s record pace). For whatever reason, people found enough money (or enough credit) to down plenty of corny dogs and fried bacon at the Fair; let’s hope the rest of the economy follows suit shortly.


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