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For drummer Matt Wilson, who grew up downstate in Knoxville, Sandburg was a constant presence.
Rybka is camped out with fellow Waubonsie Valley science teacher Sara Young in a field near a parking lot of a Walmart in downstate Harrisburg, about 40 miles east of Carbondale.
The Northeast Ohioan could look for a downstate running mate in order to build name ID.
Irvin also used the opportunity to allow West Aurora Superintendent Jeff Craig to talk about efforts to change the school funding formula downstate.
By the time of Wesselman's killing, Jones had moved downstate but frequently returned to the Chicago area to visit, authorities say.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin said that Speaker Michael Madigan added a new demand Tuesday --- the governor's signature on a 911 bill that would help Chicago and Downstate towns and allow for fee hikes.
Hodgkinson was a home inspector in downstate Illinois and a Democratic supporter who had written multiple letters to the editor of the Belleville News-Democrat in 2012, often opposing Republicans or supporting marijuana legalization.
Neuqua's varsity made history on May 29 at Morton West, capturing its first state title with a decisive 62-25 victory over Notre Dame La Salette of downstate Georgetown.
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: the southern part of a state
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