FILE - In this April 17, 2006 file photo, former Illinois Gov. George Ryan sits in a car with his wife, Lura Lynn, after he was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges at the federal courthouse in Chicago. Ryan, who reported to prison in November 2007, is scheduled to be released from a Terre Haute, Ind., prison Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, and enter a halfway house in Chicago. Both his wife and a brother died while he was in prison. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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FILE - In this April 17, 2006 file photo, former Illinois Gov. George Ryan sits in a car with his wife, Lura Lynn, after he was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges at the federal courthouse in Chicago. Ryan, who reported to prison in November 2007, is scheduled to be released from a Terre Haute, Ind., prison Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, and enter a halfway house in Chicago. Both his wife and a brother died while he was in prison.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
FILE - In this April 17, 2006 file photo, former Illinois Gov. George Ryan sits in a car with his wife, Lura Lynn, after he was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges at the federal courthouse in Chicago. Ryan, who reported to prison in November 2007, is scheduled to be released from a Terre Haute, Ind., prison Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, and enter a halfway house in Chicago. Both his wife and a brother died while he was in prison. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)