LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Indiana Governor and vice presidential candidate is taking a short break from the campaign trail. 

Mike Pence spoke this morning at the opening ceremony of the Indiana State Fair. The vice presidential nominee joked with Miss Indiana about having to suddenly appear in front of large crowds. 

"I know what it's like to get tapped unexpectedly and find yourself out front at lots of public events, so we wish you great success," he told her. "We know you're going to represent the Indiana State Fair with great distinction."

The Indiana State Fair runs until Aug. 21. 

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