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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 09:46 AM CST

Top O' Texas Tower Growing in Height

Top O' Texas Tower Growing in Height

Another piece of the Top O' Texas tower to be installed Wednesday.

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 08:40 AM CDT

Funeral Home Holds Service for Big Tex

Funeral Home Holds Service for Big Tex

A Dallas funeral home put together a service for Big Tex, complete with popcorn, cotton candy and fair games for the kids.

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 at 09:23 AM CDT

Electrical Short Caused Big Tex's Demise

Electrical Short Caused Big Tex's Demise

Dallas fire officials say an electrical short in Big Tex's wiring caused the fiery demise of the towering cowboy who had been an icon of the State Fair of Texas for 60 years.

Sunday, Oct 21, 2012 at 02:58 PM CDT

Despite Mishaps, State Fair Closing Strong

Despite Mishaps, State Fair Closing Strong

Despite two mishaps on Friday, crowds packed the State Fair of Texas during its last weekend.

Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 at 07:08 PM CDT

Riders Stranded on Stratosphere for 2 Hours

Riders Stranded on Stratosphere for 2 Hours

One of the State Fair of Texas' tallest rides has stranded about two dozen riders in the air.

Friday, Oct 19, 2012 at 01:45 PM CDT

Viewer Videos: Big Texas Burns

Viewer Videos: Big Texas Burns

Big Tex the icon of the State Fair of Texas burned Friday morning and witnesses grabbed their phones to get video of it. (WARNING: Explicit Language)

Friday, Oct 19, 2012 at 08:22 PM CDT

Big Tex Destroyed by Flames

Big Tex Destroyed by Flames

Stunned attendees at the State Fair of Texas witnessed the iconic Big Tex go up in flames Friday morning.

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 08:44 PM CDT
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By Greg Janda

Big Tex Through the Years

View the iconic State Fair of Texas in photos from 2005-2013. See Full Gallery

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 at 07:17 PM CDT

Chocolate Showdown at the State Fair of Texas

Chocolate Showdown at the State Fair of Texas

A chocolate giant is celebrating its anniversary at the State Fair of Texas and an interesting entry took home the big blue ribbon.

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 at 12:08 PM CDT
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By Greg Janda

Your State Fair Photos

NBC 5 viewers share the sights of the 2012 State Fair of See Full Gallery

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