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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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Record-Setting Woman Truck Driver

Updated: 09/04/2009 - It's a feat some of us could only dream of: A Beloit Frito-Lay truck driver has driven two million miles without getting in an accident. That's a new record for female drivers and proof positive that women can drive.

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Chicago 2016 signs equality document

Posted: 03/26/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- The president of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games says the committee has agreed to share any hiring and economic opportunities with underserved communities.

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Ill. grand jury indicts alleged church shooter

Posted: 03/26/2009 - EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- The man accused of shooting a southwestern Illinois pastor through the heart during his Sunday sermon earlier this month has been indicted on murder charges.

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Furlough Fallout

Posted: 03/26/2009 - 23 News walks you through the pros and cons of accepting a furlough

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