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Former Jail Inmates Win Strip Search Lawsuit

Posted: 02/24/2009 - A federal judge has ruled that several thousand former Cook County Jail inmates had their rights violated when they were strip-searched in humiliating conditions.

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10:10 Economy: Protecting Our Money

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The current recession has certainly been long and painful, but the defining quality of this downturn could be the huge amount of wealth lost. We take a look at making the most of your money now to come out ahead in the future.

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City of Gardens Awarded Grants from Community Foundation of Northern IL

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The Rockford Park District’s City of Gardens program recently received three grants totaling $4,650 from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. The grants will be used to support neighborhood groups’ reforestation efforts and to develop a community garden at Washington Park Community Center.

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Burris Returns to DC to Face Colleagues

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Illinois Sen. Roland Burris is expected to be in Washington today, where he plans to attend a joint session of Congress.

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Galapagos Charter School Proposal

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The final plan for a Rockford Charter school gets high marks from the community during a public hearing Monday night. But some board members say they're not ready yet to endorse it.

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Machesney Park Trustee Fires Back

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A Machesney Park Trustee charged with cannabis and DUI makes his first statement to the Machesney Park Village Board.

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Belvidere Mayoral Race

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Tomorrow stateline voters go to the polls to vote in primary elections. And one of the more heated primary battles locally is the one for Belvidere Mayor.

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Rockford Area Economic Development Council Surveys

Updated: 02/23/2009 - The Rockford Area Economic Development Council is keeping tabs on the local business climate and the effects its feeling from the economic downturn with a series of surveys. The results of two recent ones have just been released, and here are some highlights and lowlights.

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Freeport Mayoral Race Concerns

Updated: 02/23/2009 - On the eve of the Freeport Mayoral Primary election several African-Americans accuse Mayor Gaulrapp of ignoring African American concerns.

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Romney Supports House Republicans Against Stimulus

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Mitt Romney has his own version of an economic stimulus bill: sending $1,000 checks to a group of Republican House members targeted by the Democrats for voting against the president's economic stimulus bill.

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Attorney For Suspect In Hudson Case Resigns

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The lawyer for a man accused of killing the mother, brother and nephew of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson has withdrawn from the case.

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Bail Denied For Chicago Lawyer In Double Slaying

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Prosecutors say the attorney accused of killing New York Knicks player Eddy Curry's ex-girlfriend and her infant daughter was an abusive, controlling boyfriend.

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Tips from Beloit Charter Schools

Updated: 02/23/2009 - As District 205 prepares to welcome a new brand of school, many of us are asking how charters will benefit our kids. We toured two Beloit charter schools Monday, for a taste of how the alternative system works in the Stateline.

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Primary Elections Tomorrow

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The primary elections are tomorrow but officials say voter turnout doesn't look good.

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10:10 Economy: No Quick Fix

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The clock is ticking for an economic recovery. But greater uncertainty is spreading rapidly from Wall Street to State Street, as frustration grows over lack of a solid solution to cure our economic woes. So is anything working in the markets?

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Suspected Spree Killer's Wife Wants Reward

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The wife of a man accused of bludgeoning six people to death in Illinois and killing two more in Missouri says she's entitled to some of the reward money offered for her husband's capture.

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Gore, Clinton headline Energy Conference

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Former Vice President Al Gore says lower oil prices shouldn't stall efforts to put a price on carbon emissions to combat climate change and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.

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Slumdog Millionaire' Wins Big at Oscars!

Posted: 02/23/2009 - It was a big Oscar night for "Slumdog Millionaire." The ghetto-to-glory story wins the best-picture Academy Award and seven other Oscars.

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