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Seven fire crews battle house blaze

Posted: 03/20/2009 - At least seven area fire departments are responding to a massive house fire in Ridott, just east of Freeport in Stephenson County.

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Match day at U of I College of Medicine

Posted: 03/20/2009 - Right now many of us are caught up in March Madness, but for 46 soon-to-be grads at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, it's all about March matching.

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Roscoe Takes Over Land

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Posted: 03/19/2009 - About six months after a Roscoe teen drowns in a local pond, the village officially takes over the property to ensure another tragedy doesn't strike again.

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Madoff attorney's request bail

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Lawyers for Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff appeared in court today to get their client out of jail on bond.

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Police say Wal-Mart shooting is a hoax

Updated: 03/19/2009 - According to a text message circulating througout our area, we could be risking our lives if we go to Wal-mart this week. But, police say they believe it's a hoax.

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Rockford Police Search For Alleged Drive-By Shooters

Updated: 03/19/2009 - A Rockford Police K-9 Unit, and several other officers are searching for three suspects, who were allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting and a short police chase about an hour ago.

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Ill. court: Pardon doesn't mean clean slate

Posted: 03/19/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Governors can issue pardons but they can't automatically clear a convict's criminal record, according to a new Illinois Supreme Court ruling.

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Quinn tours Ill. to build support for budget plan

Posted: 03/19/2009 - PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn is telling taxpayers they must make sacrifices in order to boost the Illinois economy and keep vital state services intact.

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Streets Around Potential Olympic Site Repaved

Posted: 03/19/2009 - When members of an International Olympic Committee team arrives next month to scrutinize Chicago's suitability to host the 2016 Games they will find a smooth roadway ringing the field slated to be the site of the Olympic stadium.

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US Releases Data Unless Harm Foreseen

Posted: 03/19/2009 - A Justice Department official says the Obama administration is ready to tell federal agencies to release records to the public unless foreseeable harm would result.

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Illinois Business Leaders want Cuts Before Tax Hike

Posted: 03/19/2009 - While acknowledging that a tax hike may be inevitable, Illinois' business leaders say deeper spending cuts, health care reform and changes in state pensions should come first.

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