$1M donated for governor's mansion restoration

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WLS) -- One million dollars has been donated for the restoration of the crumbling governor's mansion in Springfield.

However, there's still a long way to go.

The 160-year old mansion was once opulent and now it has serious problems - leaky roof, flooded basement and peeling paint.

An estimated $12 million is needed to fix everything.