Jim Oberweis wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois: media

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Posted: Mar 18, 2014 9:58 PM

(Reuters) - Illinois State Senator Jim Oberweis, who owns a dairy business, has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Illinois, according to WGN-TV.

Oberweis, 67, will take on veteran U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, in November. Oberweis won the nomination against businessman Doug Truax, 43.

(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)