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State fair opens with an ice-cold Expo Center and old favorites (access required)

Now here’s a landmark event: the butter sculpture at the New York State Fair, which opened Wednesday, is 50 years old. Not the sculpture that’s on display at the fair this year, of course. What’s 50 years old is the tradition of sculpting a whole mess of dairy fat into a revolving piece of artwork and ...

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