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Democrats Planning A Farm Bill Redo Thursday

Posted: 05/22/2008 - Turns out the 316-108 vote to override President Bush's veto of the legislation yesterday was for naught. An override vote by the Senate was stalled after the discovery that a 34-page section of the legislation had been omitted from the printed bill sent to the White House.

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McDonald's Cooking Fries In Trans Fat Free Oil

Posted: 05/22/2008 - McDonald's says its french fries are now trans-fat-free in all its restaurants in the United States and Canada. The big fast-food chain is catching up with its rivals in that area.

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Freeport Curfew Update

Updated: 05/21/2008 - This month marks one year since the city implemented a new graduated curfew ordinace.

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Peterson Released from Jail

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson walked out of jail in Joliet this afternoon a short time after one of his sons posted $7,500 bail.

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Money Woes May Have Led To Bridge Collapse

Posted: 05/21/2008 - A new report says money worries may have led to bad maintenance decisions for the Minneapolis bridge that collapsed and killed 13 people last August.

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Kennedy Is Back Home In Cape Cod

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Ted Kennedy is back home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after his release from a Boston hospital.

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US To Allow Americans To Send Cell Phones To Cuba

Posted: 05/21/2008 - President Bush says Americans will soon be allowed to send cell phones to Cuba. He hopes the move will push the communist regime to increase freedom of expression for Cuban citizens.

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Tough Times For Ethanol in Illinois

Posted: 05/21/2008 - But today critics are blaming the business for rising food prices. And some in Congress want to roll back government incentives that drive ethanol production.

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Chicago's Oceanarium To Close For Maintenance

Posted: 05/21/2008 - The animals will be shipped to facilities around the country so the aquarium can empty the pools of their 3 million gallons of saltwater for the project.

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Rosecrance Zoning Fight & Adult Store in Rockford

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Residents of one Rockford neighborhood have some harsh words to say Tuesday night about Rosecrance addiction treatment centers. Neighbors spoke against the organization expanding at a Rockford zoning meeting Tuesday night.

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