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Candidate for Treasurer Talks About Backing by Teachers, Quinn Scandal

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(Mike Frerichs, meeting potential voters in March in Galesburg.  WGIL News File Photo.)

(Mike Frerichs, meeting potential voters in March in Galesburg. WGIL News File Photo.)

A candidate for Illinois Treasurer says his endorsement by a major state union is big.

Democratic State Senator Mike Frerichs stopped in Galesburg yesterday as he campaigned across the state this week touting his endorsement by the 130-thousand member Illinois Education Association.