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UI Admission Scandal – Some GOP Candidates Checked on Applicants

UI Admission Scandal – Some GOP Candidates Checked on Applicants

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

The five-year-old admissions scandal at the University of Illinois is surfacing in the Republican contest for governor.

The names of three of the four candidates — state Treasurer Dan Rutherford, state Senator Kirk Dillard and state Senator Bill Brady — appear on a list of lawmakers who called U of I to check on applications.

Brady says his staff made the calls but he never did personally.

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