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‘Makers Madness’ contest searching for coolest thing made in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (WREX) — A flight simulator, American flags, and NFL helmets are all examples of items made in Illinois, but the Illinois Manufacturer's Association wants to find out what the coolest thing made in Illinois is.

The group is holding a contest called "Makers Madness", where people in Illinois can vote for what they think is the coolest product or item made in the state.

You can nominate any product made in Illinois and then vote for your favorite. The contest lasts two months and the winner will be announced April 1.

To nominate or vote for the coolest product, Click Here.

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