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Mark Gonzalez of the Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection, left, and John Dodson, Vice President of Comspeq Consulting, right, examine the Sky Glider at the Florida State Fairgrounds Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2014.  The 2015 Florida State Fair opens this Thursday and runs through Feb. 16.  The Sky Glider is inspected every day before the fair opens to the public.
Mark Gonzalez of the Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection, left, and John Dodson, Vice President of Comspeq Consulting, right, examine the Sky Glider at the Florida State Fairgrounds Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2014. The 2015 Florida State Fair opens this Thursday and runs through Feb. 16. The Sky Glider is inspected every day before the fair opens to the public.
Published Feb. 4, 2015

JAMES BORCHUCK | Times

Mark Gonzalez of the state's Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection, left, and John Dodson, vice president of Comspeq Consulting, examine the Sky Glider at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Tuesday in Tampa. The 2015 Florida State Fair opens on Thursday and runs through Feb. 16. The Sky Glider is inspected every day before the fair opens to the public. For more information about the fair, go online to floridastatefair.com.