Kansas State Fair http://kmuw.org en 5 Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend http://kmuw.org/post/5-things-do-labor-day-weekend <p>In need of something to do to fill your extra-long Labor Day Weekend? We've rounded up a few events taking place in and around town that will run through the weekend and on Labor Day.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:40:23 +0000 Hugo Phan 22721 at http://kmuw.org The Carnival Parade Is Back For The State Fair's Centennial http://kmuw.org/post/carnival-parade-back-state-fairs-centennial <p><a href="http://www.kansasstatefair.com/">The Kansas State Fair</a> is reviving its fair parade through Hutchinson to celebrate the fair's 100th anniversary.</p><p>Back when the carnival traveled by train, people would line up on Main Street in Hutchinson to see the procession of rides and animals from the depot to the state fairgrounds.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:15:23 +0000 Kate Clause 20282 at http://kmuw.org The Carnival Parade Is Back For The State Fair's Centennial Federal Court Sides With Fair Against PETA http://kmuw.org/post/federal-court-sides-fair-against-peta <p></p><p class="p1">A federal judge has agreed with the Kansas State Fair in a free speech challenge filed by an animal-rights group.</p><p class="p1">U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten ruled Tuesday the fair&nbsp;is a so-called "limited public forum." He said fair officials&nbsp;acted reasonably in requiring People for the Ethical Treatment of&nbsp;Animals to shield people walking by its booth from easily seeing&nbsp;images depicting animal slaughter.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:07:58 +0000 Associated Press 5097 at http://kmuw.org PETA Files Lawsuit Against Kansas State Fair http://kmuw.org/post/peta-files-lawsuit-against-kansas-state-fair <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 15px; ">The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal is suing Kansas over restrictions imposed on its booth at this year’s Kansas State Fair.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 15:48:34 +0000 Associated Press 4821 at http://kmuw.org PETA Files Lawsuit Against Kansas State Fair