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Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM CDT

Big Tex's New Voice Chosen

Big Tex's New Voice Chosen

The State Fair of Texas has chosen a new voice for Big Tex, but we won't know his name until the first day of the fair in September.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM CDT
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By Greg Janda

2013 State Fair of Texas Fried Food Finalists

Take a look at the fried food finalists of the 2013 State Fair of Texas Big Tex... See Full Gallery

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM CDT

Big Tex Circle Plans Receive Praise

Big Tex Circle Plans Receive Praise

Plans for Big Tex's base have garnered praise in city of Dallas reviews.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM CDT

Big Tex's Digs Also Getting Revamp

Big Tex's Digs Also Getting Revamp

Fair representatives will present to the Dallas Landmark Commission a proposed update to Big Tex Circle.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM CDT

Former Voice of Big Tex Wants His Job Back

Former Voice of Big Tex Wants His Job Back

The voice of Big Tex for the past 11 years wants his old job back. Bill Bragg lost the gig voicing the 52-foot tall animatronic cowboy two months ago in a contract dispute. So far, his pleas to the State...

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM CDT

State Fair of Texas Fires Bill Bragg, Voice of Big Tex

State Fair of Texas Fires Bill Bragg, Voice of Big Tex

Big Tex, the towering statue and an iconic symbol of the State Fair of Texas, is getting a new voice. The State Fair of Texas said that it decided Tuesday to not renew the contract of Bill Bragg, who has...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 04:21 PM CST

Donations Accepted for Big Tex Reconstruction

Donations Accepted for Big Tex Reconstruction

Organizers with the State Fair of Texas are now taking donations to help fund the rebuilding of Big Tex.

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 07:14 PM CST

Big Tex Getting Remake After Fire

Big Tex Getting Remake After Fire

State Fair of Texas officials say they're making Big Tex stronger, smarter, less flammable and more expensive in the wake of his fiery demise.

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 02:30 PM CDT

Lantern Festival Gets Second Run at Fair Park

Lantern Festival Gets Second Run at Fair Park

The popular Chinese Lantern Festival that impressed the visitors at the State Fair of Texas will have a second run in Fair Park.

Monday, Oct 22, 2012 at 06:45 PM CDT

2012 State Fair Nears 2010 Record

2012 State Fair Nears 2010 Record

The State Fair of Texas came close to matching the all-time high spent in previous years on food and amusement rides.

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