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Budget stalemate prevents exonerees from getting compensation

Thanks to the state budget stalemate, if you play the lottery and win more than $600, you get an IOU. But people who buy scratch-offs are just one of the groups affected by the political gridlock in Springfield. Another? Exonerees — people who were wrongfully convicted and then released from prison. Jarrett Adams, an adjunct professor at Loyola’s School of Law and an exoneree himself, joins us to discuss. (Flickr/Todd Ehlers)

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