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Judge Denies Release of Alleged Terrorist

Updated: 05/04/2009 - A federal magistrate in South Carolina has ruled an alleged al-Qaieda sleeper agent will stay behind bars as the criminal case against the man continues.

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Illinoisans say Proposed Tax Hike will Hurt

Updated: 05/04/2009 - Illinois taxpayers are reacting to Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed budget with a bit of anger, resignation and, in some cases, downright fear.

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Liddy Testifies at House Hearing

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The chairman and CEO of American International Group says the company made mistakes on a scale few could have imagined.

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US endorses UN Gay Rights Text

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The Obama administration is formally endorsing a U.N. declaration calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality, a measure former President George W. Bush had refused to sign.

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Troops to get Bonuses

Updated: 05/04/2009 - Rep. John Murtha says the military has agreed to begin $500 monthly payments to troops who are forced to stay in the military beyond their enlistment terms.

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US Agency Says It Failed To See Some AIG Flaws

Posted: 03/18/2009 - The federal agency that oversaw American International Group says its criticism of the company's corporate governance grew increasingly severe over the past four years.

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Students Want Teacher Back

Posted: 03/17/2009 - A group of Rockford students and teachers are fighting to bring back a Guilford government instructor, after his alleged dismissal a few weeks ago.

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Third Rockford Charter School Approved

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Posted: 03/17/2009 - The charter school momentum continues to pick up steam in Rockford. The school board signed off on the third proposal for District 205 Tuesday night.

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Amcore pay freezes

Updated: 12/04/2009 - Less than a week after top executives at Amcore Bank received more than a million dollars in bonuses, the financial institution announces an employee pay freeze.

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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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