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Guantanamo Bay Constitutional Rights

Posted: 06/12/2008 - The Supreme Court's ruling that detainees at Guantanamo Bay have the constitutional right to challenge their detentions has drawn some sharp rebukes of the Bush administration's treatment of the detainees.

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United Fee Increase

Posted: 06/12/2008 - United to start charging $15 for a first checked bag.

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Beaman Case Hits New Deadline

Updated: 06/12/2008 - For the last 15 years Alan Beaman has told anyone who would listen..that he was an Innocent man. and in less than 24 hours.. the Rockford resident could get the word that he will soon be a free man. The McLean County State's Attorney has until tomorrow to appeal the state supreme court's decision to overturn Barman's murder conviction.

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Boone County Referendum

Updated: 06/11/2008 - Talk is back on the table in Boone County about another sales tax referendum.

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Boone County Dog Limit

Updated: 06/11/2008 - The number of dogs you can have at home is now under a cap in Boone County.

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Flood Preparations

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Updated: 06/12/2008 - Stateline river residents prepare for rising waters.

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Interim Pastor Speaks Out About Church Scandal

Updated: 06/11/2008 - A Machesney Park Church is going through hard times right now after its pastor is accused of sexual assault. For the first time tonight the interim pastor speaks out.

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Fulbright Awarded To Local Teacher

Posted: 06/11/2008 - One Pecatonica High School teacher lands a prestigious scholarship and is headed to Japan because of it.

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Illinois Corn Crop Diminishing

Posted: 06/11/2008 - The soggy spring has left Illinois corn farmers with a headache that could get worse.

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Search for Fossett Resuming

Posted: 06/11/2008 - The hunt for multimillionaire adventurer Steve Fossett will soon resume now that snow has melted in rugged mountains where he may have crashed.

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Makeover for Oscar Mayer Hot Dog

Posted: 06/11/2008 - The two largest hot dog makers are at war. The latest round in the feud comes as Kraft Foods' Oscar Mayer brand gives its signature hot dog a makeover.

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Obama Criticizes McCain, Credit Card Companies

Posted: 06/11/2008 - Barack Obama is calling for tighter restrictions on credit card companies, while accusing Republican presidential rival John McCain of doing too little to help Americans avoid crippling debts.

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Blagojevich Impeachment in Spotlight

Posted: 06/11/2008 - The disclosure of a memo helping candidates talk about impeaching Governor Rod Blagojevich puts the issue squarely into the political spotlight.

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Democrats Criticize McCain Over Iraq

Updated: 06/11/2008 - Democrats are lambasting Republican John McCain for saying that avoiding casualties in Iraq is more important than a timetable for withdrawing troops there.

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NASA sends new telescope into orbit.

Posted: 06/11/2008 - NASA has launched a 690 million-dollar gamma ray telescope into orbit. The Glast, which stands for Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, lifted off today from Cape Canaveral on board a Delta rocket.

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