The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: For nearly 65 years, Big Tex has stood over the State Fair. The greeting giant has been through a lot in his time, and KERA's Eric Aasen details the how the cowboy entered the hearts of Texans.
The State Fair of Texas opens Friday at Fair Park. For nearly 65 years, Big Tex, the giant cowboy, has stood over the fair, greeting visitors. Here’s a history lesson.
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