SWITCH BACK: Fair Won’t Use ‘Cashless’ System
After a major outcry from fairgoers, the Iowa State Fair now says it will not implement a cashless payment system at the 2014 fair. We brought you the story first on Tuesday, after learning state fair organizers planned to make changes. The new system would have required patrons to purchase tickets in increments of 50 cents to be redeemed for food, beverages and attractions.