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As Lieutenant Governor, Simon to focus on Illinois’ education challenges

29 Dec

From Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Earlier this month, Sheila Simon was in the Capitol for the first time since she and Gov. Pat Quinn were elected Nov. 2. This time was different, though. The campaign was over, Simon was being shown her office spaces for the first time, and the reality of what lies ahead for the former Southern Illinois University law professor was starting to set in.

“There are different times when it settles in, in different ways. I guess being in the Capitol for the first time since the election makes it very real,” Simon said.

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Simon armed with Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, lucky charm

25 Oct

Sheila Simon—wearing her "lucky charm"—speaks to a DePaul University journalism class about her campaign as Lt. Governor of Illinois on Monday, October 18, 2010. (Photo by Kevin Sherman)

By Megan Ashley

They say everybody’s got a good luck charm and Sheila Simon, the Democratic candidate for Illinois Lt. Governor, wore hers around her neck when she spoke to students at DePaul University.

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