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“When did the state of Illinois begin its ban on Sunday car sales, and why? Asked by Juli Schatz, South Elgin”
“Why does the state of Illinois have a huge deficit, while next door Indiana has a surplus?”
“How did the Haymarket Square Massacre effect Chicago’s culture at the time? -Sabina, Naperville, IL”
“"Why was the Chicago area home to all the major pinball manufacturers during the heyday of pinball?" -Kevin F Schramer, Winfield, IL”