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  1. Illinois - Wikipedia

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    Illinois ranks second in U.S. corn production with more than 1.5 billion bushels produced annually. With a production capacity of 1.5 billion gallons per year, Illinois is a top producer of ethanol, ranking third in the United States in 2011. Illinois is a leader in food manufacturing and meat processing.

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  4. Illinois became a state on December 3, 1818. Illinois was the first state to ratify the 13th Amendment to the Constitution which helped abolish slavery in the United States. Three U.S. presidents have been elected while living in Illinois: Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Barack Obama.

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  5. 2020 coronavirus pandemic in Illinois - Wikipedia

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    On January 24, 2020, Illinois health officials announced the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in the state of Illinois, also the second confirmed case in the United States. The case was a woman in her 60s who had returned from Wuhan, China, the place of origin of the outbreak.

  6. Champaign, Illinois - Wikipedia

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    Champaign (English: / ˌ ʃ æ m ˈ p eɪ n /) is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The city is 135 miles (217 km) south of Chicago, 124 miles (200 km) west of Indianapolis, Indiana, and 178 mi (286 km) northeast of St. Louis, Missouri.

  7. Illinois - Wiktionary

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    Mar 18, 2020 · The language spoken by this tribe, the Miami-Illinois language. 1917, Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, page 91: Another interesting Illinois word is the name of the celebrated chief, which the French made Chachagouache. 2004, Sandy Nestor, Indian Placenames in America, volume 1, page 61:

  8. Springfield, Illinois - Wikipedia

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    Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois and the county seat and largest city of Sangamon County.The city's population was 116,250 at the 2010 U.S. Census, which makes it the state's sixth most-populous city, the second largest outside of the Chicago metropolitan area (after Rockford), and the largest in central Illinois.

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  9. Rockford, Illinois - Wikipedia

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    Rockford is a city in Winnebago County in the U.S. state of Illinois, in far northern Illinois.Located on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County (a small portion of the city is located in Ogle County).

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  10. Chicago - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Chicago (/ ʃ ɪ ˈ k ɑː ɡ oʊ / , locally also / ʃ ɪ ˈ k ɔː ɡ oʊ /), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third most populous city in the United States. It has an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is also the most populous city in the Midwestern United States.

  11. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign - Wikipedia

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    The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, Illinois, UIllinois, or colloquially the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana. It is the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system and was founded in 1867.

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