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Ill. governor hopefuls rip each other's records

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CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois governor candidates are hammering each other's records on business and caring for the developmentally disabled.

Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Paul Vallas (VA'-liss) blasted Republican Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) Monday after a published report said a long-term care company once tied to Rauner faced lawsuits and disciplinary action over resident mistreatment, fatalities and "deplorable" living conditions.

Vallas suggests Rauner profited from substandard care and should be questioned about his involvement. GOP officials shot back with allegations of neglect at state facilities under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's tenure.

Rauner spoke Tuesday at a business forum hosted by a black pastor.

Rauner claims Quinn hasn't delivered for blacks and cites the lack of jobs and educational opportunities. Quinn's campaign disputes that, saying there's been an increase of contracts to minority-owned businesses under Quinn.

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