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Boy with inoperable brain tumor gets a Special Space

Posted: 04/25/2016 - It's not every day you see a 5-year-old excited about new decorations in a room, but A.J. Cucksey is not your every day boy. He's stronger, braver and more dedicated than kids his age.

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Church and Jay Leno surprise fallen officer's widow

Posted: 04/25/2016 - Officer Daniel Ellis was shot and killed during a robbery investigation in November. Saturday, Saint Mark Roman Catholic Church teamed up with a famous comedian to cheer up his widow, Katie Ellis.

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Byron Man Charged in 2014 Deadly Crash

Updated: 04/24/2016 - A Byron man is charged with involuntary manslaughter for a deadly crash investigators say he caused more than a year and a half ago.

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Illinois Seeks to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement

Updated: 04/24/2016 - Illinois lawmakers are trying to restrict the use of solitary confinement at state prisons with a proposal that limits the number of days an inmate can be segregated.

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Opening Weekend for Summerfield Zoo

Posted: 04/23/2016 - Opening weekend starts today for the Summerfield Zoo. After a year of rebuilding after last April's tornado, the zoo is proud to host several new exhibits.

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Hundreds Help Clean Up Long Prairie Trail

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Updated: 04/23/2016 - Over 100 volunteers did their part to help clean up the debris left from the winter months along the Long Prairie Trail. The effort is part of the Boone County Conservation District's and Comcast Care's Clean-Up Day.

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Free Shred Day to Prevent Identity Theft

Updated: 04/23/2016 - The Better Business Bureau wants us to protect our identities by shredding personal information before throwing it in the trash.

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More Urgent Care Jobs Coming to the Stateline

Updated: 04/25/2016 - Practice Velocity, LLC is a medical billing and technology company in Machesney Park. They hosted a job fair today to try to fill the 20 full time medical billing positions that are available.

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Hundreds March to Silence the Violence

Updated: 04/23/2016 - The first annual "Take Your City" event at Victory Outreach Church brought hundreds of neighbors together to march through Rockford's west side to silence the violence.

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Old, Unused Railroad Bridge Gets Re-Purposed As Pedestrian Bridge

Posted: 04/22/2016 - The railroad bridge south of Davis Park has been out of commission for years but now it's being given a new purpose, and its 800 feet, suspended over rarely seen parts of the Rock River, is sure to be Rockford’s new selfie hot spot.

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