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Ga. fair attendance tops 500,000, sets new record
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More than a half million people visited this year's Georgia National Fair. setting a new record.

Fair officials say excellent weather helped push the attendance to 501,628.

Having the Columbus Day holiday fall during the fair dates also helped, they say. Last Monday's attendance topped 42,000, as many as a typical Saturday, according to the fair.

Last year's attendance was 456.023 and the previous record, 465,053, was set in 2010.

Next year's fair is scheduled for Oct., 6-16.

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