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20-year-old Lucky Horseshoes pitcher dies in crash, more improvements planned for the state fairgrounds

Lucky Horseshoes pitcher dies in crash
The Illinois State Fairgrounds to see more improvements
UIS' new chancellor starts today
Drones may takeover for fireworks in shows this weekend
Environmental advocates decry US Supreme Court decision on EPA authority over carbon emissions
The state's 1% grocery tax is paused
Amy Beadle, from the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, details this weekend's festivities

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