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Chicago man arrested after threatening candidate Darren Bailey and other top stories | First Listen

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State Sen. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) takes to Facebook Live multiple times per week to speak directly with supporters.
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Darren Bailey, Illinois state Senator and Republican candidate for governor, speaks alongside former President Donald Trump on Saturday, June 25, 2022, during a rally at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon, Ill. Trump has endorsed Bailey in the race. Brian Munoz/St. Louis Public Radio
  • A Chicago man faces multiple felony charges for allegedly threatening to kill Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey
  • The Clinton Nuclear Power Plant wants to keep generating for 20 more years
  • Rockford community members express concern over the school district's handling of a incident with a school resource officer
  • Decatur Public Transit is changing over some of its fleet to hybrid buses
  • Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray details the key information for mail-in ballot applications which are due today
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