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|Illinois Governor to Make Good on Packers Bet
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans a trip to Wisconsin to fulfill his losing end of a football bet.
Quinn wagered against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker that the Chicago Bears would defeat the Green Bay Packers in January's NFC Championship game. The Bears lost 21-14.
The losing team's fan had to work at a food pantry in the winning team's state, while wearing the champion's T-shirt.
On Tuesday, Quinn plans to visit a Kenosha, Wis., food bank to deliver food and other items donated by Illinois companies. After the game Walker showed up at a news conference holding a Packers jersey that he said Quinn could wear when he makes good on the bet.
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