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Candidates for Illinois Governor Discuss Metro-East

By T. Weber, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis have long made up the second-largest metropolitan area in Illinois, behind Chicago.

But the candidates for Illinois Governor all agree the region is not living up to its potential when it comes to developing the local economy. KWMU's Tom Weber reports on what the candidates plan to do for the Metro-East.