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Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidates Robert Marshall (from left) Bob Daiber, J.B. Pritzker, Daniel Biss, Chris Kennedy and Tio Hardiman participated in a forum with the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board on Jan. 17 in Chicago. 

Southern Illinois residents will have a chance to get acquainted with the Democratic gubernatorial candidates at a forum at Southern Illinois University Carbondale this week.

Daniel Biss, Bob Daiber, Tio Hardiman, Chris Kennedy, Robert Marshall and J.B. Pritzker — all running for Illinois governor in the March primary — are expected to participate in the discussion Tuesday at the SIU Student Center Auditorium.

The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m., is co-sponsored by Southern Illinois Local Media Group and the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce. It is focused on business-related issues facing the region.

Although admission is free, those planning to attend were asked to register in advance and registration is now closed.

— K. Janis Esch



Janis Esch is a reporter covering higher education.

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