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More Evidence of Emerald Ash Borer in Illinois

Posted: 11/07/2008 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Department of Agriculture has expanded its emerald ash borer quarantine area to include all or part of three central Illinois counties.

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Burglary Arrests-Seward

Updated: 11/07/2008 - There was a burglary at the Short Shop Gas Station In Seward...

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Boone County Referendum

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Updated: 11/06/2008 - Days after the election, there's still major disappointment in Boone County after a failed public safety tax referendum.

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Roscoe Neighborhood Concerns

Updated: 11/06/2008 - A Roscoe neighborhood is adding more fuel to the fire in their fight to make their neighborhood safer and better represented at village hall.

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New Round of Buyouts for Belvidere Chrysler Workers

Posted: 11/06/2008 - As the auto industry continues to struggle, Chrysler is looking to shed more employees through buyouts. Starting next week, all 24-hundred union workers at the Belvidere Chrysler plant will have three options to take the money and run.

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New Chief for Roscoe Police Department

Posted: 11/06/2008 - The Roscoe Police Department officially gets a new chief today. Jamie Evans will be presented to the Village Board of Trustees tonight as chief of the Roscoe Police Department.

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Rockford Drug Arrest

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Another alleged drug dealer's off Rockford streets tonight after police arrest him on several charges.

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Former Galesburg Police Officer Sentenced for Drug Thefts

Posted: 11/06/2008 - A Knox County judge says a former Galesburg police officer who resigned after allegedly getting caught stealing drugs from an evidence locker will get the specialized probation he wanted, but he will also have to spend some time in jail.

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Rockford Police Website Shows Arrests

Updated: 11/06/2008 - If we're interested in checking out some recent arrests in our area, the Rockford Police Department just debuted a new section of it's website to help us.

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Rockford Firefighters Raise Money

Updated: 11/06/2008 - Local fire-fighters were put to the test, raise money for a good cause and in return receive a tasty treat.

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Eight Injured in Chicago Fire Engine Crash

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Authorities say a crash that sent a Chicago fire engine into the corner of a building on the city's near North Side injured seven people, including five firefighters.

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State Senate Leader Jones Open to U.S. Senate

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Chicago Democrat Emil Jones is retiring from being Illinois Senate president but he won't rule out being Illinois' new U.S. senator in Washington.

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Man Accused of Shooting Dog with Arrow

Posted: 11/06/2008 - A Greene County man is jailed on charges that he shot a dog in the face with an arrow as part of a dispute with the animal's owner.

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Former Wis. Elk Farmer Guilty

Posted: 11/06/2008 - A Texas man has pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally moving elk between Wisconsin and Illinois.

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RFD Ft. Myers Service Booming

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Today Chicago-Rockford International Airport officials said that another flight to the Ft. Myers area is completely booked. “Early this week one of the flights was completely sold out. Today, less than four days later, a second Ft. Myers area flight is sold out,” said Executive Director Bob O’Brien.

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Madigan Announces Craigslist Crackdown

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced an agreement with craigslist and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in an effort to crack down on inappropriate content and illegal activity in its erotic services section.

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AP Sources: GM Won't Announce New Plant Closings

Posted: 11/06/2008 - DETROIT (AP) -- People briefed on General Motors Corp.'s plans say the company will not announce any new plant closures when it releases third-quarter results on Friday.

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