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updated: 8/2/2011 1:25 PM

Illinois governor to make good on Packers bet

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Associated Press

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn fulfilled his end of a losing football bet by working in a Wisconsin food pantry. But that didn't put an end to the gubernatorial trash talking.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stoked the storied football rival between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. Walker thanked Quinn for his work Monday at a Kenosha food pantry but said he looked forward to having him back when the Packers repeat as Super Bowl champions.

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Quinn had to make the trip to Wisconsin after losing a wager with Walker that the Chicago Bears would defeat the Packers in January's NFC Championship game. The Bears lost 21-14.

The losing team's governor had to work at a food pantry in the winning team's state, while wearing the champion's jersey.

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