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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Bill Jarcho, the "Chicken Rider," gets into costume before entertaining fair attendees at the Utah State Fair in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The fair runs through Sept. 14.

The Utah State Fair began on Thursday and runs through Sept. 14 at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City. The annual fair features food, rides, entertainment, exhibits and more. Information about hours, tickets and attractions is available at utahstatefair.com.