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  • Thu, September 20, 2018 3:53 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)


    Talley Inks Ohio State Fair with 4-Year Contract 

    After more than a quarter of a century, one of the leading state fairs in the Midwest has switched carnival companies. ....[read more]

  • Thu, September 20, 2018 3:42 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)

    The following is a news release from the Eastern Idaho State Fair.

    BLACKFOOT — For the last 116 years, people from all over the region have traveled far and wide to enjoy the Eastern Idaho State Fair. This year, over 248,000 people .....[read more]


  • Thu, September 20, 2018 2:46 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)

                                      On The Earie       
    by Tom Powell, OABA News Ambassador

    When Billy and Sue Clark owned Smokey Mountain Amusements for 17 years, he would often run ads in Amusement Business, seeking help, with the lure being warm biscuits and .....[read more]

  • Thu, September 20, 2018 1:55 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)
    U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)
              Change from
      09/03/18 09/10/18 09/17/18   week ago year ago
    U.S. 3.252 3.258 3.268   values are up 0.010 values are up 0.477
    East Coast (PADD1) 3.235 3.246 3.252   values are up 0.006 values are up 0.438
    New England (PADD1A) 3.270 3.255 3.267   values are up 0.012 values are up 0.502
    Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.399 3.407 3.415   values are up 0.008 values are up 0.496
    Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.114 3.131 3.135   values are up 0.004 values are up 0.386
    Midwest (PADD2) 3.191 3.194 3.208   values are up 0.014 values are up 0.465
    Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.035 3.039 3.056   values are up 0.017 values are up 0.417
    Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.364 3.367 3.363   values are down -0.004 values are up 0.550
    West Coast (PADD5) 3.742 3.746 3.755   values are up 0.009 values are up 0.652
    West Coast less California 3.469 3.465 3.473   values are up 0.008 values are up 0.464
    California 3.959 3.969 3.979   values are up 0.010 values are up 0.800
    *prices include all taxes

    Information from www.eia.org

  • Thu, September 20, 2018 1:49 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)


    Animal Issues Legislative Update.....[read more]

  • Thu, September 13, 2018 4:20 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)


    Everyone wants to feel safe at the Oklahoma State Fair, and it's the inspections that make you safe. Read More

  • Thu, September 13, 2018 3:57 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)



    By: Tim Herrick

    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
    No opening of any 2018 fair was as widely anticipated as that of the Ohio State Fair. Last year, a fatal accident on the Amusements of America midway left an 18-year-old dead and seven others injured. The accident – on a Fireball, a KMG thrill ride – 
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  • Thu, September 13, 2018 3:14 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)

                                                                  On The Earie 
             by Tom Powell, OABA News Ambassador

    After the New York State Fair, Syracuse set attendance records for the third straight year, drawing 1,279,010 for this year's Aug, 22-Sept. 3 event, Frank Zaitshik of Wade Shows said everything was flawless, Read More

  • Thu, September 13, 2018 2:45 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)
    U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)
              Change from
      08/27/18 09/03/18 09/10/18   week ago year ago
    U.S. 2.827 2.824 2.833   values are up 0.009 values are up 0.148
    East Coast (PADD1) 2.764 2.775 2.786   values are up 0.011 values are up 0.056
    New England (PADD1A) 2.851 2.855 2.864   values are up 0.009 values are up 0.100
    Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.903 2.909 2.928   values are up 0.019 values are up 0.120
      Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.653 2.669 2.674   values are up 0.005 values are up 0.013
    Midwest (PADD2) 2.760 2.731 2.740   values are up 0.009 values are up 0.199
    Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.569 2.549 2.572   values are up 0.023 values are up 0.071
    Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.994 3.007 3.008   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.397
    West Coast (PADD5) 3.310 3.329 3.336   values are up 0.007 values are up 0.298
    West Coast less California 3.110 3.123 3.128   values are up 0.005 values are up 0.344


    From www.eia.gov

  • Thu, September 13, 2018 2:39 PM | Kristin Shenk (Administrator)

    Animal Issues Legislative Update  Read More

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