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  • Rain blamed for attendance drop at Illinois State Fair

     Rain blamed for attendance drop at Illinois State Fair
    Attendance was down 11 percent at this year's Illinois State Fair in Springfield, and organizers blame the rainy weather that showered the fair for eight out of its 11 days.
  • Quinn wants Rauner running mate to apologize to cows for 'tipping' remark

    Quinn wants Rauner running mate to apologize to cows for 'tipping' remark
    SPRINGFIELD --- Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is milking an Upstate-Downstate kerfuffle with Republican Bruce Rauner's running mate over an udderly moooo-ving issue: Cow Tipping. Quinn suggested Republican lieutenant governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti...

    Fat cat? Bruce Rauner is more of a clueless magician

     Fat cat? Bruce Rauner is more of a clueless magician
    Another dispatch from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist. Dear Gov. Pat Quinn, The "Baron von Moneybags" character you rolled out Wednesday at the Illinois State Fair was no doubt a huge hit with your...

    Unfair weather

    Unfair weather
    Dark clouds filled the sky last Thursday as I left my hotel room in Springfield to cover the preview day at the Illinois State Fair. Photographing something like the state fair is always a challenge for me. My natural inclinations are to want to walk...

    Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois

    Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — Governor candidate Bruce Rauner called on a boisterous Republican Day crowd at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday to help knock out Gov. Pat Quinn and the one-party Democrat rule that has run Illinois “into the ground.”...