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Ringling Bros.' final act

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus proved to be a balancing act that couldn't balance the bottom line. With ticket sales declining, the circus is putting on its final performances this spring, ending what has been a remarkable 146-year run. Lee Cowan visits Baraboo, Wisconsin, where Ringling's first started, and talks with Big Top performers and fans whose connections to the circus span decades
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