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Illinois Budget

Posted: 06/21/2009 - Illinois legislators are preparing for a long week trying to hammer out a controversial state budget.

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New Restaurant Coming to Rockford

Posted: 06/21/2009 - In Rockford, we'll soon have another dining option to chose from along East State Street, and dozens of job seekers could find work there too.

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Many Fish Dead in Rock River Near Dixon

Updated: 06/21/2009 - A strange situation out north of Dixon - the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is warning the public of a fish kill.

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Train Derailment Investigation Update

Updated: 06/21/2009 - The National Transportation Safety Board says the tracks went through a routine inspection Friday before the accident and no problems were reported.

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Victim Killed by Train Derailment Identified

Posted: 06/20/2009 - One Rockford woman died of her injuries after Friday night's train derailment. The coroner's office has identified the victim as 41-year-old Zoila Tellez.

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One Dead in Rockford Train Derailment

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Updated: 06/20/2009 - Tank cars loaded with thousands of gallons of highly flammable ethanol exploded in flames as a freight train derailed, killing one person and forcing evacuations of hundreds of nearby homes.

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Freeport Storm Damage

Updated: 06/19/2009 - Storms knocked down tree limbs, blocking off some major streets and front yards. And even struck the steeple of a local church.

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Chivo’s Bar Liquor License Suspended

Posted: 06/19/2009 - After encountering several problems Rockford Mayor larry Morrissey's administration has suspended the liquor license of a tavern.

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Quinn Wants Tax Vote Wednesday

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Gov. Pat Quinn wants lawmakers to vote Wednesday on an income tax increase while they're in Springfield working on the state budget.

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IL 75 Bridge Work

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Work is set to begin Monday, June 22nd on the IL 75 bridge over the Rock River on the south end of Rockton.

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Midwest, Plains Bankers Say Economy Remains Weak

Updated: 06/19/2009 - A new survey of rural bankers in 11 Midwest and Plains states suggests the region's economy remains weak, but the bankers believe the worst of the recession has already passed.

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Quinn Keeping Up the Heat on Budget Cuts

Posted: 06/19/2009 - Gov. Pat Quinn is keeping up the heat about the massive budget cuts that he says will be made if an income tax increase isn't enacted.

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