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Illinois Farmers Winding Down Harvest

Posted: 12:10 PM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois farmers are winding down the harvest, with 97 percent of the state's corn crop having been brought in as of last week.

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Madigan Releases "Safe Shopping Guide"

Posted: 9:48 AM - CHICAGO -- An Illinois state official's holiday shopping list highlights hazardous toys, children's items and household products recalled in the past year.

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New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

Posted: 11/24/2014 - New government rules will require chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores -- and even movie theaters, amusement parks and vending machines -- to post the calorie content of food "clearly" on their menus.

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Parts of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago Closed After Protests

Updated: 11/24/2014 - Hundreds of people in Chicago protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict a Missouri police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager marched downtown after police closed portions of Lake Shore Drive and other streets on their route.

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UPDATE: Obama urges calm after Ferguson decision

Updated: 11/24/2014 - President Barack Obama says he joins with Michael Brown's family in urging peaceful protests after a grand jury decided not to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed the unarmed, black 18-year-old.

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Redbox Raising DVD Rental Rates

Posted: 11/24/2014 - Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.

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Transform Rockford Tours AAR Headquarters

Posted: 11/24/2014 - Airplane maintenance company AAR has already broken ground on a 200,000 square foot hangar to be built near the Rockford airport. Now, it’s time for AAR to break the ice with Transform Rockford.

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Dixon Prison Expands Mental Health Unit

Posted: 11/24/2014 - Nearly 100 new jobs are coming to Dixon and what those workers will be doing will have a direct impact on every one in Illinois.

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UPDATE: Snow Emergencies Cancelled

Updated: 11:39 AM - A list of the Stateline communities that have declared snow emergencies in response to winter weather.

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8.3M Vehicle on Illinois Tollway This Thanksgiving

Posted: 11/24/2014 - DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Officials with the Illinois Tollway say they're expecting 8.3 million vehicles to travel on its 286 miles of roadways this Thanksgiving holiday.

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Guilty Plea in Child Support Case

Updated: 11/24/2014 - A Machesney Park man admits he skipped out on paying child support and now has to pay back more than $10,000.

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Santa Claus Visits The Belvidere Oasis

Posted: 11/23/2014 - With Christmas just over a month away, Stateline boys and girls had a chance to bring their Christmas wish lists to Jolly Old Saint Nick.

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