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There's a continued uproar on social media over the state's decision to yank the Confederate Railroad from the concert lineup of the DuQuoin State Fair August 27th. Governor J.B. Pritzker offered his first comments on the subject Wednesday and he didn't feel the need to be delicate on the topic....

 

 

Some call it a double standard that rapper Snoop Dog will perform at the Springfield based State Fair despite an album cover with the feet of a cadaver with a toe tag labeled “Trump.” Pritzker calls that comparing apples and oranges....

 

 

The state is paying the Confederate Railroad the full $7500 contract they would have received if they performed. Nearby Marion's Harley Davidson dealer now plans to host the band September 5th. 

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