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Wisconsin has 66 Probable Swine Flu cases

Updated: 05/04/2009 - State health officials say the number of probable cases of swine flu in Wisconsin grew to 66 by Sunday afternoon, and Milwaukee city officials closed more schools in the district.

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Jackson Says NAACP Must Help Save Auto Industry

Posted: 05/04/2009 - Civil rights activist and Operation PUSH founder the Rev. Jesse Jackson says he believes the NAACP's current battle should be with the troubled U.S. economy and struggling auto industry.

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New Village President brings new hopes for Machesney Park

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Monday is a big day for Machesney Park residents. For the first time in eight years, they will have a new leader. 23 news reporter Lauren Kravets has more on what some want to see happen once Village President-Elect Tom Strickland gets sworn in.

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School Closure Calls

Posted: 05/03/2009 - We are getting a lot of calls from viewers saying they've heard rumors of other school districts being closed.

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Winnebago County H1N1 Update

Posted: 05/03/2009 - Test results are back on the first probable case of swine flu reported in the county from the person affiliated with the Belvidere School District.

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Rockford Family Gets Habitat Home

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Posted: 05/02/2009 - Seven Rockford families will soon be moving into new homes. The best part: their new houses are being built with some TLC.

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Freeport Budget Gets Union Opposition

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Posted: 05/01/2009 - Freeport city leaders are trying to close a nearly $600,000 budget deficit. But they're not getting support from at least one public safety union.

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Belvidere Swine Threat

Posted: 05/01/2009 - The Swine flu outbreak officially hits the Stateline. The Belvidere School district announces they're closing their schools until further notice because of a probable case of Swine flu.

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Titan Tire Union Vote

Updated: 05/02/2009 - Some Freeport leaders are calling the outcome of a union vote good news for the future of one of the region's largest companies.

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Harlem Schools on Standby

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Posted: 05/01/2009 - Leaders in Harlem District 122 says they're looking into a possible Swine Flu case involving a student.

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54 Swine Flu Cases Reported in Illinois at 10 a.m. Friday

Posted: 05/01/2009 - SPRINGFIELD – Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health report that as of 10 a.m. Friday, May, 1, there are three confirmed cases of H1N1 (swine flu) and 51 probable cases reported in Illinois.

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AP: Most States Have Fewer Drugs Than Feds Suggest

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Posted: 05/01/2009 - With a swine flu outbreak spreading across the nation, more than half the states have yet to stockpile the number of flu-treatment doses recommended by the federal government. That includes Wisconsin.

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