A young family enjoys a wild ride at the Ohio State Fair, Columbus.

Better weather than last year led to a slight increase in attendance at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, up to 840,306 over last year’s 833,304.

“Last year, there were multiple heat advisories and nights of rain,” said Alicia Shoults, fair marketing and public relations director. “This year, we had only one day of rain that was particularly bad. In addition to that, the heat was tolerable.&rdqu...

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