WBEZ: Behind the ink: The Legionnaires’ emails Rauner doesn’t want lawmakers to see

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WBEZ is reporting, “In its tourism promotions, the state of Illinois highlights a 160-year-old fixture on the grounds of its largest state-run veterans’ home: A two-acre “deer park” that’s home to “a deer herd, peafowl, exotic cattle, goats and swans.”

When a fatal Legionnaires’ disease outbreak first struck the Illinois Veterans Home in downstate Quincy back in 2015, the state agency that runs the facility prepared for possible media questions about whether the fenced-in park was “dangerous” for children, according to emails examined by WBEZ.

In short, the answer was no…”

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