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Religion and cancer patient treatment

Updated: 03/17/2009 - A new medical study shows religion may play a crucial role in the type of treatment cancer patients choose near the end of life.

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Caterpillar Institutes Rolling Layoffs

Posted: 03/17/2009 - Caterpillar Inc. has instituted rolling layoffs at its Pontiac plant. The move allows the plant to furlough its work force for a time while remaining in operation.

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Economy Rockford: Getting People Back To Work - Monday 3/16

Posted: 03/17/2009 - The head of the Federal Reserve says the end to the recession could happen later this year. That’s a much more optimistic forecast than we’ve heard lately. A local expert shares his thoughts on what it will take for a rebound, especially with unemployment numbers.

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Caterpillar Institutes Rolling Layoffs

Posted: 03/17/2009 - Caterpillar Inc. has instituted rolling layoffs at its Pontiac plant. The move allows the heavy equipment maker to furlough the entire work force for a time while remaining in operation.

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Rockford Budget Talks Stall

Updated: 03/16/2009 - With a looming deadline to approve a city budget in two weeks, Rockford Alderman postpone a vote, hoping more time means new ways to find more palatable cut-backs.

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District 205 Superintendent Finalist Visits Rockford

Updated: 09/04/2009 - It's been a busy day for the potential new superintendent of the Rockford schools, Dr. LaVonne Sheffield. She's in Rockford meeting parents, teachers and community members.

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Freeport soldier killed in Afghanistan

Updated: 03/18/2009 - A 22-year-old Freeport soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. National Guardsman Norman Cain was killed in a roadside bomb attack on Sunday.

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Trashed Parks

Posted: 03/16/2009 - As the spring thaw hits the Stateline, melting snow is revealing a season's worth of trash in Rockford's city parks.

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Obama: AIG Can't Justify 'Outrage' Of Exec Bonuses

Posted: 03/16/2009 - President Barack Obama says his administration will "pursue every legal avenue" to stop insurance giant American International Group from paying $165 million in executive bonuses.

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Airports' Homeless Resist Efforts To Remove Them

Posted: 03/16/2009 - Clusters of homeless have long settled in terminals from Philadelphia to Chicago, ideal round-the-clock shelters for men and women displaced by cities trying to clean up their downtowns.

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