Under the Dome Podcast: Confederate Rai lroad controversy, lawmaker pay – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, I L

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Under the Dome Podcast: Confederate Railroad controversy, lawmaker pay – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL
Before a few days ago, there's a good chance you've never heard about the band Confederate Railroad. That all changed when the Pritzker administration canceled their concert at the Du Quoin State Fair.
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