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Freeport Grade Structure Plan

Updated: 04/01/2009 - The Freeport School board decides it's not ready to support a revised grade structure plan that would dramatically change elementary and middle school buildings.

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Senate republicans lay out plan to cut IL budget deficit

Posted: 04/01/2009 - Right now the state of Illinois is facing an $11 billion budget deficit. So far there's been several suggestions on how to cut expenses, including a proposal to raise income taxes by democratic Governor Pat Quinn. But today, senate republicans unveil a new plan to get this state back on track.

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Illinois Winter Moratorium Law Expires

Updated: 04/01/2009 - With the coming of spring some Illinois utility customers who are behind on their payments may be left in the dark.

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Economy Rockford: Selling the Future

Updated: 04/28/2010 - The local real estate market looks a lot different than it did three years ago. The current economic crisis could reshape it dramatically for the future. We had a local real estate expert give us his take on what that will mean exactly.

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Kroger chain recalls mayo in three states

Posted: 04/01/2009 - The Kroger supermarket chain says it's recalling some store brand mayonnaise sold in three states because it may be contaminated with salmonella.

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Jobless rates rise in all US metro areas in February

Posted: 04/01/2009 - Unemployment rates moved higher in all of the nation's largest metropolitan areas in February with Indiana's Elkhart-Goshen and North Carolina's Hickory-Lenoir-Morgantown registering the biggest annual increases.

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New Rockford Charter Proposal for Boys Only

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Rockford's charter school movement keeps picking up steam. Now a fourth proposal is in the works. Unlike the three charters the school board already approved, the organizers are all from Rockford and this school would be for boys only.

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No merger for Rockford Health System

Posted: 03/31/2009 - A deal that would have merged Rockford Health System, including Rockford Memorial Hosptial, with one of the Chicago area's largest healthcare providers, is off the table tonight.

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Miraculous recovery for Freeport native who was shot

Posted: 03/31/2009 - The recovery of a Freeport native who was shot execution style in Cleveland last month, is being hailed as nothing short of a miracle. In fact 26-year-old Jory Aebly spoke with reporters about his amazing recovery for the first time today.

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Morrissey Launches Campaign Charges

Updated: 03/31/2009 - One week before the election, the race for Rockford Mayor heats up with serious charges about immoral and illegal campaign tactics.

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Fatal U.S. 20 Crash, One Person Dead

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Updated: 03/31/2009 - We now know the name of the man who died in a one car accident this afternoon on U.S. 20 near Montague Rd.

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South Beloit Sewage Sales Tax

Updated: 07/22/2010 - A sales tax proposal in South Beloit would be used to build a new water treatment plant, but not everyone in town is on board.

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