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Capitol Briefs: State Fair sets record; jury awards $363 million in Sterigenics lawsuit

Company used cancer-causing chemical in medical supply sterilization

Posted on September 20, 2022

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The 2022 Illinois State Fair set an all-time attendance record with more than 636,700 visitors. Weekend attendance increased by 95,000 from one year ago. Attendance topped 2021 overall by more than 160,000 and 2019 by more than 127,000. There was no fair in 2020 for the first time since World War II due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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