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Winnebago County Siren Test

Posted: 06/01/2009 - If all goes to plan, families in Winnebago County will be a lot safer Tuesday morning. 23 Storm Team Meteorologist Adam Behrman reports for those who aren't sure... Hearing is believing....

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Quinn Warns of Layoffs at Local Agencies

Posted: 06/01/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Without a new state budget, thousands of people could be laid off at local agencies that deliver such services as home care for the elderly and treatment for drug addiction.

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Obama: Taxpayers Are Reluctant Shareholders In GM

Updated: 06/01/2009 - President Barack Obama is defending the government's intervention in the auto industry, saying the collapse of GM and Chrysler would have been devastating for the economy and American workers.

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Wisconsin Offers Some Guidance On Furloughs

Posted: 06/01/2009 - All Wisconsin state employees will be subject to 16 days of forced time off, whether they are totally funded with federal money or are part time only.

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Peterson Back In Court Over Judge Issue

Posted: 06/01/2009 - Drew Peterson is back in court for a hearing on whether yet another new judge should be appointed in the high-profile murder case.

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Wis. Group Condemns Doctor's Homicide

Posted: 06/01/2009 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Right to Life says the group "strongly condemns" the shooting death of an abortion doctor in Kansas.

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GM Will Close or Idle 12 more Plants

Posted: 06/01/2009 - A person familiar with General Motors' plans says the automaker will permanently close nine more plants and idle three others to trim production and labor costs under bankruptcy protection.

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Judge OKs Sale of most Chrysler Assets to Fiat

Posted: 06/01/2009 - There's some fresh pavement on Chrysler's road out of bankruptcy protection. A federal bankruptcy judge late Sunday approved the sale of most of Chrysler's assets to Italy's Fiat. That moves the American automaker a step closer to its goal of a quick exit from court protection.

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Quinn Promises 'No Frills' Budget

Posted: 06/01/2009 - Gov. Pat Quinn says he's confident Illinois will ultimately end up with a "humane" budget, but he cautions that it will be a "no frills" spending plan.

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General Motors Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Updated: 06/01/2009 - General Motors has filed for bankruptcy protection as part of an Obama administration plan to shrink the automaker to a sustainable size and give a majority ownership stake to the federal government

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Locals React to Tax Plan and Budget Problems

Updated: 09/04/2009 - One controversial solution is raising income taxes. Just a few hours ago. The Illinois House overwhelmingly rejected that idea. So now its back to the drawing board. 23 News Reporter Chris Norman has more on how stateline workers are on edge about how this decision that could affect everyone's finances.

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IL Capital Plan

Posted: 05/31/2009 - With a budget not finalized, several local roads projects are in limbo at this hour.

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Southern Wisconsin Airfest

Posted: 05/30/2009 - Thousands of people are gathering at the Southern Wisconsin Airfest this weekend to take in the excitement going on in the sky.

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