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Carnivals

Mexican town's residents run America's fairs

Mexican town's residents run America's fairs

A view of Tlapacoyan, the town where many Mexicans who now earn their livings at America’s carnivals, circuses and fairs come from. These seasonal migrants make up a third to a half of the U.S. carnival workforce. 

January 03, 2014 7:41 pm
Dia de Los Muertos festivities set for downtown this weekend

Dia de Los Muertos festivities set for downtown this weekend

While events related to Día de los Muertos, or Day of Dead, have been held across the city over the past several days — like Sunday’s Calaveras carnival — this weekend will top it off.

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

House panel bans animals' use as prizes; goldfish OK

PHOENIX - Turtles, rabbits and parakeets could soon be out of bounds.

February 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Lawmaker's plan would forbid the use of live animals as prizes

PHOENIX - It's a carnival midway icon. Get the pingpong ball in the fish bowl, and win the fish. But maybe no more.

January 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Go ahead: Just fling yourself into spring

if you go

April 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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