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Julie Boada

A son and his friend, both lost to holy war

In photographs just a handful of years old, Douglas McAuthur McCain and Troy Castigar bear the confident yet goofy smiles of teenagers. But today both are gone, claimed by a holy war that Castigar's mother insists wasn't theirs to fight.

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Join us at the Minnesota State Fair!

Visit our booth near the corner of Judson and Nelson to meet some of your favorite hosts, see live programs, sign up for a terrific giveaway, get member freebies, and purchase some Pretty Good Goods!

Plan your weekend at the fair

Saturday, Aug. 30

Noon-3 p.m.: The Current Morning Show Live Broadcast
4:00 p.m.: 89.3 The Current presents MN Music On-A-Stick, a musical evening celebrating artists with roots in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. The 2014 lineup includes Brother Ali, Doomtree, Bob Mould, Cloud Cult, Har Mar Superstar and The Cactus Blossoms

Sunday, Aug. 31

Noon-1 p.m.: MPR News live on stage: Cube Critics Stephanie Curtis, Euan Kerr and producer Chris Roberts
3-6 p.m.: The Current live broadcast with Bill DeVille

Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day)

Noon-1 p.m.: MPR News live broadcast: Jim Bickal hosts a conversation with Howard Sinker, regular MPR Morning Edition contributor and digital sports editor for the Star Tribune
2-3 p.m.: Bill Morelock hosts a live performance by Saana Ensemble
3-6 p.m.: The Current live broadcast with Mark Wheat
4:30-5:30 p.m.: The Current live broadcast with Guest Haley Bonar

Check or our full 2014 State Fair Schedule. (Schedule subject to change)

Enter our 2014 Minnesota State Fair Giveaway and you could win one of several prizes, including a gift certificate to Pretty Good Goods or a terrific ticket prize pack! (See official rules)

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