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Save the Kishwaukee

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Concern over possible pollution in the Kishaukee river, that could mean the end to some unique species.

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Senators Pass Economic Stimulus Plan

Posted: 02/13/2009 - In a rare late-night session, senate leaders debated for hours over whether or not the $787 billion economic stimulus plan will fix America's ailing economy. And it looks like lawmakers will support the plan, but not without a fight from republicans.

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RC Supports NIU

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Rockford College students observed the NIU anniversary today by passing out support bracelets.

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NIU Counseling

Updated: 02/13/2009 - The devastation from last year's campus shooting sent many students after counseling help and it continues today.

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10:10 Economy: How To Make Your Resume Pop

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Listen to this, for every 200 resumes a company receives, research shows only one interview is granted. On top of that… a prospective employer usually only takes ten to twenty seconds to decide whether to continue reading a resume. So, with that dismal information, how do you make your resume stand out? A local expert says it comes down to the dos and don’ts.

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Caterpillar CEO Supports Obama Stimulus Plan

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Caterpillar Inc.'s chief executive is expressing support for President Barack Obama's stimulus plan, in what seems to be an attempt to bridge a gap between comments made by the two earlier in the week.

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Burris announces 'listening tour' of Ill. cities

Posted: 02/13/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Sen. Roland Burris plans a "listening tour" next week that will take him to several Illinois cities for the first time since his surpass appointment to the U.S. Senate.

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Ill. governor says poor need bailout too

Posted: 02/13/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants to overhaul the state's tax structure to ease burdens on the poor and work on a scholarship initiative for students.

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Obama IL License Plate Offered

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The plates are temporary and only good for 60 days, but the money helps Illinois libraries and iRead; the summer reading program for kids.

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Survey: Peanut Recall Known But Misunderstood

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A Harvard survey has found that most Americans know about a peanut-driven national salmonella outbreak but many are wrong about what products are involved.

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New Governor Opens Mansion To Public

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Posted: 02/13/2009 - Wrapping up his second week in office, Gov. Pat Quinn threw open the doors of Illinois' Executive Mansion to the public.

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Poshard Warns SIU May Have To Cut Costs

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Southern Illinois University's president is warning that cuts -- including layoffs -- may be inevitable at SIU if the economy doesn't rebound quickly.

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Gov. To Address Small Business Leaders

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Posted: 02/13/2009 - Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to address small business leaders in an afternoon speech at the headquarters for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow/PUSH coalition.

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Beloit College Names President

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The new president of Beloit College says its history as a leading liberal arts college and its ability to keep its ideals drew him to the institution.

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Fatal Car Accident

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Right now Stephenson County Sherrif's are investigating the cause of a car accident that killed 28 yr. old William R. Smith after hitting a utility pole.

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Caterpillar CEO Sees More Company Layoffs

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Caterpillar employee Jennifer Grebinoski says she and her husband have put plans to have children on hold because of the Peoria-based company's uncertain status.

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