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NIU to Honor Brigham Through Athletes' Uniforms

Posted: 9:51 AM - DEKALB, Ill. -- Northern Illinois University says its student athletes are honoring a former athletic director by wearing his initials throughout the school year.

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Quinn, Rauner on Minimum Wage Hike

Updated: 09/01/2014 - There are just 65 days until we vote for a new governor and on Labor Day both candidates are not taking a holiday break.

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Bad Weather Pushes up Food Prices

Posted: 09/01/2014 - Analysts blame the higher prices on the weather. Drought is boosting the price of milk, dairy, fruits and veggies..and coffee.

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Magic Waters Closing for 2014 Season

Posted: 09/01/2014 - It's the last chance for us to cool off at Magic Waters for the season. While it's a beautiful day out, thunderstorms and cooler temperatures forced the park to close more than usual. That hasn't stopped thousands of people from packing out the water park this year.

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Labor Day Parade Honors Workforce

Updated: 09/01/2014 - For some people, it's all about the free candy at the Labor Day Parade in downtown Rockford, but for people like Rick Thompson, it's a day to remember those who work hard in the Stateline and nationwide.

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Home Repair Fraud Incidents Rising

Posted: 09/01/2014 - ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police have received several complaints of home repair fraud on the city's east side.

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Patients to Start Applying for Medical Marijuana

Posted: 09/01/2014 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinoisans will actually ask for permission to use it.

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4 Shot to Death in Chicago Suburb of Elmhurst

Posted: 09/01/2014 - ELMHURST, Ill. -- The DuPage County coroner says a suburban Chicago man shot and killed his wife and two adult children before committing suicide.

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Anne Frank's Stepsister Visits

Posted: 08/31/2014 - Through her famous diaries, Anne Frank gave us a better understanding of what it was like to be held prisoner in a concentration camp. Earlier today we get a unique look into frank's life, from her stepsister.

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