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DALLAS Nearly two dozen people were stranded high in the air Friday night when the Stratosphere ride at the State Fair of Texas broke down.

They were stuck for two-and-a-halfhours onthe 200-foot high ride, theMidway'stallest.

The riders were getting chilly as the mercury headed toward the 50s, but were relieved once the ride finally started to gently be lowered to the ground, ending their two-and-a-half hour adventure.

No one was hurt.

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