Iowa State Fair Board eyes another no-cash system

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Posted: Monday, February 3, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 2:12 pm, Thu Jun 5, 2014.

DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa State Fair Board is still discussing a way to eliminate cash sales at food vendors and other attractions.

The board has been considering prepaid plastic cards similar to credit cards, even though no changes are planned for this summer's fair, according to The Des Moines Register. Following a public outcry, officials announced Jan. 9 that they were scrapping plans for a cashless system this summer that would have used tickets purchased online or at several sites on the fairgrounds.

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