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Medical Marijuana

Updated: 05/28/2009 - Illinois legislators make a major move this week that could make the state the 14th in the country to legalize medical marijuana.

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'40 Leaders Under 40' Honored in Rockford

Updated: 05/28/2009 - Today 40 young professionals under forty were honored at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce reception, including one member of the 23 News team.

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Did Burris Commit Perjury?

Updated: 05/28/2009 - Roland Burris said he never offering campaign money to coax then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich into appointing him to the U.S. Senate.

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Report: Addiction Costs Ill. Taxpayers Billions

Posted: 05/28/2009 - A new report estimates that Illinois spends $4.8 billion annually on substance abuse and addiction. Only 4 percent of that goes toward prevention and treatment.

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Stillman Valley Home Invasion Case Sentencing

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Updated: 05/28/2009 - Nathan Whitmire pled guilty today to one criminal count arising from the incident on April 6 of last year. The crime resulted in the death of one of Whitmire's accomplices.

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Top Cop!

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Park Police Officer Places in Police Motorcycle Training & Skills Competition

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New Video cables Will Connect TVs to the Internet

Updated: 05/28/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Digital video and audio cables, similar to the ones that already connect TVs to DVD players, cable boxes and receivers, will soon come with a new capability: connecting those devices to the Internet.

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Alliant Cutting 150+ Jobs, Beloit Generators

Posted: 05/28/2009 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Alliant Energy is cutting more than 150 jobs and shutting down four generators at its Rock River plant as it looks for ways to reduce costs.

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GM Says Bondholders Support Sweetened Offer

Posted: 05/28/2009 - DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors Corp. says a committee of bondholders has agreed to a sweetened deal to erase some of the automaker's debt in exchange for company stock.

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GM to announce 14 Plant Closures Monday

Posted: 05/28/2009 - A person briefed on General Motors Corp.'s plans says the company on Monday will identify the 14 factories it will close as it heads toward an a likely Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing.

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Driver of Dragging Incident Dies

Posted: 05/28/2009 - A 26 year old Rockford woman who critically injured a man last october by hitting him with her car and dragging him for several blocks, has died.

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Addiction Costs Illinois Taxpayers Millions

Posted: 05/28/2009 - A new report estimates that Illinois spends $4.8 million annually on substance abuse and addiction. Only 4 percent of that goes toward prevention and treatment.

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State Health Director Warns of Tick-Born Diseases

Posted: 05/28/2009 - With milder spring weather and soil temperature rising above 40 degrees, state health officials are warning Illinois residents about the related increase in the number of tick-borne diseases

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