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4th Illinois Resident Dies From Swine Flu

Updated: 06/03/2009 - A 20-year-old Chicago woman has died from complications of swine flu, bringing the number of Illinois deaths related to the virus to four.

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Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiled In Capitol Rotunda

Posted: 06/03/2009 - An overjoyed and teary-eyed Nancy Reagan watched with delight as a bronze statue of her beloved late husband Ronald Reagan was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol.

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Bernanke Urges a Plan to Curb Budget Deficit

Posted: 06/03/2009 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is urging Congress and the administration to start plotting a strategy to curb record-high U.S. budget deficits. He says that failing to do so could eventually erode investor confidence and endanger the economy's prospects for long-term health.

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Contaminated Byron Playground

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Updated: 11/10/2009 - A town hall meeting in Byron Tuesday night shows a community sharply divided over what to do with a school playground contaminated with a form of arsenic.

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RFD to get $4 million

Posted: 06/02/2009 - The Chicago Rockford International Airport scores some major dough as part of a nearly $16 million federal grant.

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Say Goodbye to the Main St. Mall

Posted: 06/02/2009 - Downtown Rockford will soon be without it's controversial pedestrian mall. 23 News reporter Adam Behrman took a stroll down Main Street today to see how businesses feel about the change.

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Quinn Blasts Lawmakers For Rejecting Tax Increase

Posted: 06/02/2009 - Gov. Pat Quinn is eager to build support for his proposed income tax increase, so today he chided lawmakers for not raising taxes to help fix a budget deficit of at least $11.6 billion.

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Tokyo Olympic Bid Being Pitched From Ill. School

Posted: 06/02/2009 - A Japanese comedian drumming up support for Tokyo's bid for the 2016 Olympics by traveling around the world will broadcast live from a school in rural western Illinois.

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More Wisconsin Women Infected with HIV

Posted: 06/02/2009 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Women are the fastest growing segment of Wisconsin's population that are becoming infected with the HIV virus.

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16 Potential Buyers for Saturn

Posted: 06/02/2009 - DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors Corp. says it has 16 buyers interested in purchasing its Saturn brand.

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