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Hazmat crew enters the governor's office at the Illinois Statehouse Thursday.
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Woman Who Triggered Lockdown Known For ‘Calm’

Thurday's controversial Illinois House override vote that increased the state income tax rate was delayed by about two hours when the capitol building was put on lockdown, due to reports of a woman throwing or spilling an unknown substance near the governor’s office and other locations. Reporter Dusty Rhodes knows the woman, and spoke with a lobbyist who witnessed her detention.

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