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The Kentucky State Fair Board has reportedly fired KFC Yum Center general manager Ted Nicholson.

The fair board and authority members received an email notifying them of the termination Monday, acccording to the Courier-Journal. The board did not give reason for the decision, but called it a personnel matter.

Nicholson was hired in 2010 prior to the YUM Center’s completion. Officials reportedly say fair board staff will perform Nicholson’s tasks for now.

The 51-year-old Illinois native was a former executive with Churchill Downs Incorporated.