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Getting shot into the air at the Mid-State Fair

As the California Mid-State Fair wraps up for the year, Tribune reporter Lindsey Holden goes for a spin in one of the fair’s newest attractions — the Slingshot. Riders are strapped into a sphere and shot 240 feet in the air at almost 100 mph.

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4 deep-fried food picks at the Mid-State Fair

What's the California Mid-State Fair without fried food? The only problem is deciding which deep-fried treats to eat. To help you out, we chose four interesting deep-fried options, tasted them and reviewed them. Here's a quick look at what we ate and whether you should eat it, too.

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Watch the Mid-State Fair's Extreme Team Rodeo live up to its name

The Extreme Team Rodeo helped to close out the 2016 California Mid-State Fair on Sunday night. The Chumash Grandstand Arena event, which featured bull riding, was new to the fair this year.
Joe Johnston jjohnston@thetribunenews.com
Watch the Mid-State Fair's Extreme Team Rodeo live up to its name 1:46

Watch the Mid-State Fair's Extreme Team Rodeo live up to its name

Scenes from Fiesta del Charro at the Mid-State Fair 1:42

Scenes from Fiesta del Charro at the Mid-State Fair

Extreme Team Rodeo at the Mid-State Fair 1:55

Extreme Team Rodeo at the Mid-State Fair

Watch Foghat in concert at the Mid-State Fair 1:01

Watch Foghat in concert at the Mid-State Fair