The DuQuoin State Fair in southern Illinois is underway.  The fair began Friday with a ribbon-cutting and twilight parade.  Fair spokesman Rebecca Clark says the event runs through Labor Day and include harness racing, auto racing, grandstand concerts, and plenty of free entertainment.

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Ages 13 and up pay just two bucks to get into the DuQuoin Fair and children 12 and under are free.  There are also free admission days like college night as well as special days for seniors, veterans, and first responders.  Find all the details here:

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