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Winnebago County Budget Cuts

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The county board makes the official mandate: Departments must cut back to fight off falling revenue and a nearly $8 million projected deficit.

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What went wrong in Beaman case?

Updated: 03/14/2009 - A Rockford man's lengthy fight to prove he did not commit murder is over, but there are still unanswered questions about what flaws in the legal system caused an innocent man to spend more than 13 years in prison.

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Chrysler to leave Canada?

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Chrysler could soon cease operations in Canada if it doesn't get financial help.

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Attorney Seeks New Judge In Pastor Slaying Case

Posted: 03/12/2009 - The attorney for a suspect in an Illinois pastor's mid-sermon slaying wants a new judge appointed in the case and a return of medical records seized from his client.

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Rockford City Leader Resigns

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Director of Education and Lifelong Learning steps down amid salary controversy

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More State Money Wanted for Olympic Bid

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Supporters of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic Games are asking the state of Illinois to increase its financial guarantee of the event.

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Madoff Pleads Guilty to all 11 Charges

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Bernard Madoff has pleaded guilty to charges that he carried out an epic fraud that robbed investors worldwide of billions of dollars

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New Jobless Claims Rise more than Expected

Posted: 03/12/2009 - The government says the number of Americans filing initial claims for jobless benefits rose last week while the total jobless benefit rolls reached a new record.

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Recession Prompts Layoffs at Sesame Street

Posted: 03/12/2009 - The crisis on Wall Street is plaguing Sesame Street.Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit producer of "Sesame Street" and other kids' programs, is cutting about one-fifth of its work force because of the economic downturn.The New York-based company says that it's eliminating 67 of 355 staff positions.

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Freddie Mac Seeks Another $31 Billion in Aid

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Freddie Mac says that it will ask the government for nearly $31 billion in additional aid after posting a gargantuan loss of more than $50 billion last year as the U.S. housing market worsened

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Judge to Decide on Plea Today

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Bernard Madoff is expected to plead guilty to charges that he engineered one of the largest investment scams in U.S. history, facing a possible prison sentence of up to 150 years.

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GM's Unit Saab Lays Off 750 Workers

Posted: 03/12/2009 - A spokeswoman for Sweden's Saab Automobile says the loss-making General Motors unit is laying off 750 employees.

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U of I to pay $9 Million in Indiana Woman's Death

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Posted: 03/12/2009 - The University of Illinois has agreed to pay $9 million to the family of a Valparaiso, Indiana, woman who died during surgery last year at a university hospital in Chicago.

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West Rockford Residents Speak Out

Posted: 03/11/2009 - West Rockford residents speak their peace Wednesday night about several hotbutton issues facing the city right now.

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Rockford road closure

Posted: 03/11/2009 - A road closure to warn Rockford drivers of tonight, the 6700 block of Finchham Drive between Anee Drive and Stonefield Lane is closed.

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Freeport Small Business Growth

Updated: 03/11/2009 - During these hard times, opening up a business or even expanding one may seem like risky endeavors. But some small businesses in one Stateline community are charging ahead with no regrets.

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Illinoisans rally for 'concealed carry'

Updated: 03/11/2009 - More than five thousands gun owners., including many from the Rockford area, rallied in Springfield today for concealed carry in our state.

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Jefferson High text threat

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Rockford Police say they are aware of an alleged threat circling, via text message, at Jefferson High School.

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