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Puyallup Fair gets new name

AP News

PUYALLUP, Wash. – The Puyallup Fair is getting a new name.

It will still be in Puyallup, but come September it will be the Washington State Fair.

The idea of changing the fair’s name of started years ago.

After many discussions and a few focus groups, organizers decided the fair would gain regional and national recognition with a new name.

They say commercial sponsors have been confused by the difficult to say name for a long time.