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Settlement Looming In Tainted Pet Food Case

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Thousands of pet owners whose dogs and cats died last year after eating contaminated pet food traced to China could be close to a $32 million settlement.

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Janesville Plant Closing

Updated: 10/13/2008 - It's bound to be a tough night of sleep for some 1,200 G-M workers in Janesville, learning Monday that they'll be out of job just two days before Christmas this year.

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UPS Looking For Seasonal Help

Updated: 10/14/2008 - The Parcel company is looking for nearly 400 package handlers during the holiday season.

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Workforce Connection Open House

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The Workforce Connection in Rockford is holding an open house on Wednesday at its new location downtown.

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New Farm and Fleet In Freeport

Updated: 10/13/2008 - All those in Freeport looking to do a little Christmas shopping early, now have a new Farm and Fleet to cash in on.

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Lockwood Park Pumpkin Patch Day

Updated: 10/13/2008 - Halloween is still a couple weeks away but already people are celebrating in the stateline.

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Michigan GM Plant to Close

Posted: 10/13/2008 - General Motors Corp. says it will close its metal stamping plant near Grand Rapids, Mich., by the end of 2009, costing about 1,340 hourly jobs.

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Wall Street Soars More than 900 Points

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Wall Street has stormed back from last week's devastating losses, sending the Dow Jones industrials soaring a nearly inconceivable 938 points after major governments' plans to support the global banking system reassured distraught investors.

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Wall Street Back on Track

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Wall Street has snapped back from last week's devastating losses after major governments announced further steps to support the global banking system -- including plans by the U.S. Treasury to buy stocks of some banks.

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Obama Urges WI Supporters to Vote Now

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama is urging his Wisconsin supporters to vote before Election Day. Today The Democrat's presidential campaign sent an e-mail to thousands of supporters featuring a video clip of the Illinois senator.

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Second Fire Breaks Out in L.A.

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A second wildfire has broken out in the hills above Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley suburbs, prompting mandatory evacuations.

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NIU to Get Millions to Continue Cancer Research

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Representative Bill Foster (IL-14) will announce that he has secured $6 million in funding for NIU to continue cancer treatment and research in proton and neutron therapy.

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VP Dick Cheney Campaigning in Illinois

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Vice President Dick Cheney will be in Illinois campaigning for Republican Marty Ozinga in a tight House race where a GOP seat is up for grabs.

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Boeing Talks Confirmed

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The president of the Machinists union says negotiators are having a "tough time" trying to end a strike against Chicago-based Boeing Company.

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Governor Doyle Responds to GM Plant Closure

Posted: 10/13/2008 - From the Office of Governor Jim Doyle: Governor Doyle today issued the following statement regarding General Motors’ announcement to cease operations at the Janesville plant at the end of the year.

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