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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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High School Dropouts Speak out for GreenTek Charter

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Rockford's high school dropout rate is one of the biggest challenges facing our community. Now a new charter school proposal targets kids who have left the traditional public schools, to get them to graduation.

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Android Industries Closing

Updated: 05/27/2009 - Despite the outcome of a meeting with company management, local union leaders in Belvidere aren't giving up their fight to keep nearly three hundred jobs in the community.

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Ill. House OKs Public-information Changes

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Posted: 05/27/2009 - Taxpayers seeking information about their government would find easier sledding under a measure the Illinois House has approved.

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Patti Blagojevich Heads to Jungle

Posted: 05/27/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife is off to the Costa Rican jungle for a TV reality show.

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Ill. governor bends on details of tax proposal

Posted: 05/27/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn has come up with new version of his proposal to raise income taxes in an effort to win more support from lawmakers.

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Wis. uses settlement to start foreclosure program

Posted: 05/27/2009 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he's giving Marquette University Law School $310,000 to start a foreclosure remediation program.

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Rockford Native Plans Walk to Washington D.C.

Updated: 05/27/2009 - A Rockford man is fed up with the way things are run in Washington, but instead of just complaining, he has decided to do something about it. 23 News reporter Adam Behrman shows us why Kurt Kallenbach Is taking his complaints to the roads of America by walking to Washington.

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Transit Tickets By Cell Phone?

Posted: 05/27/2009 - Imagine taking a trip on a Chicago bus, subway or train without having to buy or punch a physical ticket.

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No Hunger in the Summer

Posted: 05/27/2009 - The City of Rockford Human Services Department is working to make certain that no children in the Rockford area go hungry when schools are closed during with the Summer Food Service Program .

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