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Iraq Timetable

Posted: 03/29/2009 - President Barack Obama says despite the troop surge in Afghanistan, he won't be pulling any forces out of Iraq earlier than already announced.

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Crusader Clinic to Get Stimulus Money

Posted: 03/29/2009 - A stateline health care facility for low-income families is about to get a major chunk of change through the national stimulus plan.

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Rockford Alderman Victory Bell Retiring

Posted: 03/28/2009 - One alderman with more experience dealing with a city budget than almost anyone will soon exit council chambers for his last time.

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Machesney Park Budget

Posted: 03/28/2009 - Before any new leaders take over in Machesney Park, the current administration took this Saturday to discuss its five and-a-half million dollar budget.

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Freeport Man Dies After Being Arrested

Posted: 03/28/2009 - We have new information tonight about the Freeport man hospitalized after being tasered by police. The Winnebago County coroner says 40-year-old Marcus D. Moore has died from his injuries.

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Another Charter School Proposal

Posted: 03/27/2009 - By next month, a proposal for a fourth charter school is expected to arrive at District 205. It's targeting same sex students in middle and high school.

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Kable News Layoffs

Posted: 03/27/2009 - Layoffs began Friday at a long-time Ogle County company.

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Freeport Taser Incident

Posted: 03/27/2009 - A combative arrest in Freeport forces a local sergeant to use a taser on an alleged robbery suspect, who police say is hospitalized in life- threatening condition.

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Eight-year-old entrepreneur lands job

Updated: 03/27/2009 - In a tough job market, one very young job seeker is having no problem finding a job without a college degree. And after going in for his first job interview, it turns out he's a shoe in.

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Finding a Jury in a Tough Economy

Posted: 03/27/2009 - Winnebago County reports high call volume in potential jurors trying to dip out on their duties

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House, Senate vote to raise truck speed

Posted: 03/27/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois House and Senate have approved bills raising the speed limit for trucks on rural interstate highways to 65 miles per hour.

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Ill. chemist charged with stealing trade secrets

Posted: 03/27/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- A suburban Chicago chemist is charged with stealing trade secrets from a Minneapolis-based paint manufacturer where he worked and planning to take them to a job with a foreign rival.

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Illinois Senate approves Olympics guarantee

Posted: 03/27/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Senate has voted a $250 million guarantee for the 2016 Olympics in a bid to boost the Chicago's efforts to land the games.

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Johnson Controls to cut jobs, close 10 plants

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Updated: 05/04/2009 - Johnson Controls says it will cut jobs and close 10 plants as part of a restructuring effort that will cost between $200 million and $215 million.

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Survivor winner seeks release from US prison

Updated: 05/04/2009 - "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch has asked a judge to release him from a four-year prison sentence for evading taxes on the $1 million prize he won on the debut season of the CBS reality series.

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Lights out in 84 countries for Earth Hour 2009

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The lights are going down tomorrow from the Great Pyramids to the Acropolis, the Eiffel Tower to Sears Tower, as more than 2,800 municipalities in 84 countries plan to mark the second worldwide Earth Hour.

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House, Senate vote to raise truck speed

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The Illinois House and Senate have approved bills raising the speed limit for trucks on rural interstate highways to 65 miles per hour.

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Winnebago County Budget

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Posted: 03/26/2009 - Almost a week after announcing millions of dollars in budget cuts, Winnebago County makes some additional moves, trying to both lure people to leave while protecting those staying on.

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Correa unlike past Rockford mayoral candidates

Posted: 03/26/2009 - Our fourth and final Rockford mayoral candidate profile is unlike any previous profile you've seen. But to Green Party candiate Jesus correa, that's just fine with him.

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Belvidere Mayoral Debate

Posted: 03/26/2009 - A plan debate between Belivdere mayoral candidates became a little one sided tonight.

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