Illinois gears up for 200th birthday party Monday
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois turns 200 on Monday. And the state has a gala celebration planned The Illinois Bicentennial party that organizers have arranged at Chicago's Navy Pier will be at times solemn, like a Cahokia Woodhenge solstice observed 1,000 years ago by some of the state's earliest inhabitants ...


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