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10:10 Economy: Landing the Loan

Posted: 03/04/2009 - The Mortgage Bankers Associate estimates that, about half of all mortgage applicants are being turned down right now. And if you’re one of those applicants, a local mortgage expert has advice on landing the loan.

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Dentist Wants To Curb High School Dropout Rate

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Updated: 03/04/2009 - A McLean County dentist and congressional candidate in 2000 has decided to cut back on practicing dentistry and instead concentrate on bringing attention to the nation's high school dropout rate.

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New Ind. Marker Recalls Lincoln's Funeral Train

Posted: 03/04/2009 - The first of four new state historical markers marking events in Abraham Lincoln's life in Indiana has been dedicated at the Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis.

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Rockford School Uniforms

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Some District 205 schools could soon become more uniform. At tonight's school board meeting, board members discussed how uniforms impact student achievement and discipline.

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Rockford Schools Superintendent Finalist Announced

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The Rockford school board has announced its pick to take over the district's superintendent job. Now the time is coming for the community to weigh in, before Dr. LaVonne Sheffield signs a contract.

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Sheley Trial Update

Updated: 03/03/2009 - The attorney for accused spree-killer Nicholas Sheley, is asking to have his client's first trial moved.

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Freeport Actor Makes TV Show Debut

Updated: 03/03/2009 - Freeport Illinois may be a long way from Hollywood. But a young man there gets his "big break" this week appearing on a national television show.

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Nominate Rockford Region Leader

Updated: 03/03/2009 - If you know a young leader who shines in the Rockford community, now is your chance to show your appreciation.

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South Beloit Park Flooded

Updated: 03/03/2009 - An unusually wet winter has left a South Beloit city park flooded with little hope of opening this year.

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Auto Sales Plummet

Updated: 03/03/2009 - Another sign that the car industry continues to drive in reverse, the five biggest auto makers suffered their worst sales month in 27 years and worst February since they started compiling that information in 1976.

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Wall Street Opens Higher after Massive Drop

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Wall Street is higher in early trading after a massive sell-off and as the government announces details of a program designed to boost availability of credit.

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Primary Election for Emanuel's Seat

Posted: 03/03/2009 - For nearly two dozen candidates, the special primary election race for the chance to replace former Congressman Rahm Emanuel was more like a sprint.

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Citigroup to Lower some Mortgage Payments

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Struggling bank Citigroup says it will lower mortgage payments for some homeowners to an average of $500 a month for three months as part of a new program to help the unemployed.

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TIF District Debate at Rockford City Council

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Rockford leaders are asking tough questions about where to spend city dollars as they search for ways to close a nearly eight million dollar deficit. Monday night debate centered around funding for TIFs: Special districts that receive extra tax dollars to fund redevelopment.

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District 205 Superintendent Selected

Posted: 03/02/2009 - The Rockford School Board knows who it wants to become District 205's next superintendent. One school board member tells us tonight the choices have been narrowed from two, to one.

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