At last year's fair, the famous "Big Tex" anamatronic statue caught fire and was destroyed. Big Tex and his booming voice had spent the previous 60 years welcoming visitors to fair park in Dallas. Investigators later determined the fire started with an electrical short. No one was hurt, except for Big Tex, of course. The good news for Texans -- fair organizers have rebuilt Big Tex, and they'll unveil the new and improved version at 2:00 Friday afternoon.
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