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Dying Woman Wins Wish To Take Son To Great America

A dying Peoria-area woman has one last wish and on Wednesday, it’s coming true.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2012

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Former Gov. George Ryan Was With Wife When She Died

Imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan got to spend a few hours with his wife before she lost her battle with lung cancer Monday night.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

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UPDATED: Lura Lynn Ryan Back At Home

Former Gov. George Ryan’s wife Lura Lynn Ryan has been released from the hospital, a few weeks after the former governor’s attorneys said doctors had given her only a few weeks to live.

01/27/2011

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George Ryan’s Wife Hospitalized In Intensive Care

An attorney for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan says his wife, Lura Lynn Ryan, is hospitalized in intensive care, and doctors say she may have only hours to live.

01/05/2011

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Doctor Accused Of Fraud Might Not Live To Trial

A former pediatrician set to go on trial in January for Medicaid and Medicare fraud is suffering from terminal lung cancer and could die in the next few months.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2010