Super Bowl Raises Indiana-Illinois Border Tensions In parts of Indiana and Illinois, Chicago Bears fans and Indianapolis Colts fans have to share a border. The conflict has come to the forefront as the teams and their fans prepare for Super Bowl LXI. Michele Norris talks with Eric Turner, of WDAN radio in Danville, Ill., and Ron Shepard, mayor of Clinton, Ind.
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Super Bowl Raises Indiana-Illinois Border Tensions

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Super Bowl Raises Indiana-Illinois Border Tensions

Super Bowl Raises Indiana-Illinois Border Tensions

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The states of Indiana and Illinois share a long border. In parts of both states, Chicago Bears fans and Indianapolis Colts fans are forced to live alongside one other. That conflict is normally in the background — but not now, as the two teams (and their fans) prepare to play Super Bowl XLI in two weeks.

Michele Norris talks with Eric Turner, director of sports programming at WDAN, in Danville, Ill. Turner, a Chicago Bears fan, says Danville is pretty evenly split between Bears fans and Indianapolis Colts fans.

We also talk with Ron Shepard, the mayor of Clinton, Ind., where he also owns a sports bar.