State Fair red ink
"Fair losses grew from $397,826 in 2002 to $1.2 million last year."
"If the fair is to remain in Pueblo, an increase in attendance is a necessity. U.S. Rep. John Salazar helped launch one novel idea - a Union Pacific Corp. train from Denver to Pueblo on the first Saturday of the fair. The fair also is doing its biggest Denver marketing blitz in years, Wiseman said. "