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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

There are a few glittery ornaments on racing's tree this weekend, including one of the year's most important races for 2-year-olds.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Two St Legers and rich races in Canada this weekend

A big weekend of turf racing includes not one but two St Legers and the reigning U.S. Horse of the Year back in action in Canada.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Illinois Democrat Dawn Clark Netsch dies

CHICAGO, March 5 (UPI) -- Illinois Democrat Dawn Clark Netsch, a reformer who became the first woman to win her party's nomination for governor, died Tuesday. She was 86.
Growth key to Obama's success, Edgar says

Growth key to Obama's success, Edgar says

URBANA, Ill., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- President-elect Barack Obama's ability to grow is vital to his success as the U.S. chief executive, a former Illinois governor says.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Lincoln's Illinois tomb vandalized

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Police are searching for vandals who destroyed a 100-year-old urn at the Springfield, Ill., tomb of Abraham Lincoln during New Year's weekend. The concrete urn, a decorative replica of the original dated to the early 20th century, was pushed off the edge

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Illinois may sell or lease state lottery

CHICAGO, May 23 (UPI) -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich Tuesday proposed selling or leasing the Illinois State Lottery to raise $6 billion to repair schools, buy textbooks and fund education.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Edgar to head Bush Illinois campaign

CHICAGO, June 21 (UPI) -- Former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar has been named to head the 2004 Bush-Cheney re-election campaign in a Midwest state where John Kerry is favored.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Jim Edgar
GXP2003011308- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Jan 13 (UPI) --Former Governors of the State of Illinois (L to R) Jim Thompson, Jim Edgar and George Ryan, along with their wives, watch as new Governor Rod Blagojevich receives applause after delivering his Inaugural speech at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill. on Jan. 13, 2003. Blagojevich is the 40th Governor of the State of Illinois. rlw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Edgar speaking at EIU.

James Edgar (born July 22, 1946, Vinita, Oklahoma) is an American politician who was the Governor of Illinois from 1991 to 1999 and Illinois Secretary of State before that.

Edgar was born in Vinita, Oklahoma and was raised in Charleston, Illinois. He graduated from Charleston High School, attended Wabash College for one year before graduating from Eastern Illinois University, also in Charleston.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jim Edgar."
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