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State hearing to discuss Gitmo transfers

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CHICAGO (KWWL) -- The state of Illinois is planning a hearing to discuss the transfer of 100 alleged terrorists to a Thomson, Illinois prison.

Around 50 people -- opponents and supporters -- are scheduled to testify at Tuesday's hearing with the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability.

The hearing will be held at a high school auditorium in Sterling, which is southeast of Thomson.

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