Amy Bliefnick http://wuis.org en Gov 'Eating My Way Across The State Fair' http://wuis.org/post/gov-eating-my-way-across-state-fair <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Illinois State Fair officially got underway Friday morning.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Based on the evidence Friday morning on the Illinois State Fairgrounds, it's never too early for fried mini-doughnuts.</span></p><p>Vendors were selling all manner of-deep fried delights, patrons were crowding parking lots, and dignitaries were cutting a red, white, and blue ribbon to mark the official opening of the 2013 fair.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:53:12 +0000 Brian Mackey 7073 at http://wuis.org Gov 'Eating My Way Across The State Fair' Illinois State Fair Prepares To Open Gates Thursday http://wuis.org/post/illinois-state-fair-prepares-open-gates-thursday <p></p><p>The 2013 Illinois State Fair in Springfield runs August 8th&nbsp;through the 18th.</p><p>Peter Gray joined Rachel Otwell on <em>Illinois Edition</em>&nbsp;with a few highlights of the fair this year, including the grandstand's new VIP section for fans who want to avoid long lines but want to be as close to the stage as possible:&nbsp;</p><p>The State Fair's mobile site can be accessed <a href="http://isfmobile.info">HERE</a></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 17:43:16 +0000 Peter Gray 6773 at http://wuis.org Illinois State Fair Prepares To Open Gates Thursday