Candidates for the 13th Congressional District, Republican U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, are facing off in a debate Tuesday night.
The event is hosted by WGLT, with co-hosts Heartland Community College, the Illinois State University American Democracy Project and Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning, Illinois Wesleyan University, McLean County League of Women Voters and WJBC.
Central Illinois Editor Chris Coates is on the panel asking questions.
The event starts at 7:30 p.m. Watch at pantagraph.com.
Davis, of Taylorville, was elected in 2012 and faced Londrigan, of Springfield, previously in 2018.
The district includes Champaign, Decatur, Bloomington and parts of the Metro East.
The 24 weirdest laws in Illinois
Those under 21 can drink legally, but they must be enrolled in a culinary program to do so.
In Des Plaines, wheelbarrows with “for sale” signs may not be chained to trees.
In Decatur, it’s against the law to drive a car without a steering wheel.
In Joliet, you must contact the police before entering the city in an automobile.
It’s against the law to urinate on a street sign in Normal.
Don’t ever order a bottle of water at a Bloomington bar and attempt to walk out of the place with it.
In Galesburg, no person may keep a smelly dog.
It’s illegal to make soap in Normal, unless you have a soap-making license.
It’s fine for boys in Mount Pulaski to throw snowballs, but against the law for girls to do it.
In Lincoln, you can be ticketed if you park more than 12 inches from the curb.
Mispronouncing is a misdemeanor in Joliet.
It’s against the law in Bloomington to feed the birds if you live within a mile of the downtown square.
In Morton Grove, you could not own a handgun (until a 2008 repeal).
In Galesburg, no bicyclist may practice “fancy riding” on any city street.
There’s a $1,000 fine for beating rats with baseball bats in Galesburg.
In Galesburg, it is illegal to burn bird feathers.
In Kenilworth, a rooster must step back 300 feet from any residence if he wishes to crow.
In Kirkland, bees are not allowed to fly over the village or through any of the streets.
In Moline, ice skating during the months of June and August is prohibited.
In Horner, it is against the law to use a slingshot unless you are a law enforcement officer.
In Chicago, it is forbidden to fish while sitting on a giraffe’s neck.
It is illegal to hang “obstructions” from the rear view mirror, including fuzzy dice, air fresheners, GPS units, etc.
Kites may not be flown within the city limits of Chicago.
In Evanston, it is unlawful to change clothes in a car with the curtains drawn, except in case of fire.
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October 12, 2020 at 04:47PM