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Bald Eagles in Maryland Lose Home

Updated: 02/25/2009 - As we've recently seen, birds and airplanes can be a dangerous mix. And that's why a pair of bald eagles are losing their home for the second time.

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Rockford Budget Debate Heats Up

Updated: 09/04/2009 - The battle to balance Rockford's budget is heating up. Two aldermen leave a special finance meeting early, as frustrations grow over the difficult process and everything now hinges on union negotiations.

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Wind Farm Proposal

Posted: 02/25/2009 - The often controversial debate over wind farms could ignite in Winnebago County under a proposal to bring dozens of turbines to the Southwestern corner of the county.

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Tylenol Victims' Families Wait For Break, Again

Posted: 02/25/2009 - It's been about three weeks since FBI agents raided the home of a man in the investigation of the 1982 killings of seven Chicago area people who died after swallowing cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules..

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Obama Task Force Meets with Chrysler

Posted: 02/25/2009 - A Chrysler LLC official says top executives of the troubled auto maker are meeting with members of the Obama administration's auto task force.

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AIG Looking at Alternatives for Government Loan

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Beleaguered insurer American International Group is apparently asking for its fourth loan from the federal government just days before it is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss.

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Biden Warns States to use Stimulus as Intended

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Vice President Joe Biden is warning that if states don't use federal stimulus money as intended, the Obama administration may take the money back or mount a public campaign to embarrass them.

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Local Primary Election Results

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Voting results are the primary concern for three city leaders facing election challenges from their own party and one of those city leaders failed to meet her election challenge In Machesney Park Linda Vaughn is denied a third term as village president. Vaughn loses her Democratic primary battle to Tom Strickland. In the general election on april 7th Strickland will face Republican Party Candidate Joseph Terrell.

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Freeport Native Shot

Posted: 02/24/2009 - A graduate from Freeport Aquin High School is fighting for his life in a Cleveland hospital tonight. He was shot, execution style, Sunday night, as he and a friend left a downtown bar.

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Second Charter School Approved

Updated: 02/24/2009 - The Rockford School Board signs off on plans from the Chicago International Charter School to bring a school to Rockford.

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Illinois Senior Senator Has Called On The State's Junior Senator To Resign.

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Dick Durbin said he spoke to Roland Burris earlier today to discuss the allegations surrounding Illinois newest senator. Burris is facing calls for his resignation after he admitted trying to raise money for the man who appointed him. Disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich.

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Low Voter Turnout for Primaries

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Voters across the Stateline cast their ballots for local primary elections. But the excitement of last November's elections does not seem to have carried over to push more people to the polls.

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