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State Fair sees increase in attendance

SPRINGFIELD -- The State Fair saw its highest attendance in more than a decade.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Fair saw its highest attendance in more than a decade. More than 960,000 people took advantage of the event. That's up about 5% from last year.

It's the highest attendance since 2002, when more than a million people walked through the gates. The fair also saw recordbreaking concert ticket sales. Fairgoers spent more than $2 million to see acts like Toby Keith and John Mayer.

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