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Dillard Getting Help from Labor-Backed Group

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State Senator Kirk Dillard is joined by State Rep. Don Moffitt during a campaign stop Saturday at Spudo's in Galesburg.

State Senator Kirk Dillard is joined by State Rep. Don Moffitt during a campaign stop in February at Spudo’s in Galesburg. WGIL News File Photo by Will Stevenson.

CHICAGO (AP) — A union-backed group is spending more than $700,000 to promote state Sen. Kirk Dillard in the Republican primary for Illinois governor.