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ISF FOUNDATION GETS OK TO SELL NAMING RIGHTS

The private foundation created to aid repairs at the state fairgrounds in Springfield and Du Quoin received the OK to sell naming rights to buildings on the fairgrounds from Gov. Bruce Rauner’s legal advisers and the IDOA. Board Chairman John Slayton Tuesday said the foundation already has been in discussion with potential naming rights sponsors… read more

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ISF FOUNDATION READY TO GET TO WORK

The Illinois Fairgrounds Foundation raising public awareness and money for decades’ worth of repairs at the state fairgrounds in Springfield and DuQuoin early next year. Commitments and support for the 11-member foundation board started coming in soon after Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the formation of the group. The foundation is currently working to gather donations… read more

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STATE FAIR COSTS

A spending plan from Gov. Bruce Rauner outlines a $180 million backlog in repairs and maintenance for the state fairgrounds in Springfield and Du Quoin.

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IL DEPT. OF AG EXPANDS JUNIOR LIVESTOCK PROGRAM

Exhibitors from ages 8 to 21 will be able to exhibit at the 2016 Illinois State Fair and DuQuoin State Fair, thanks to a change in age eligibility rules by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

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