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School Mistakenly Tells Some Students They're 'In'

Posted: 12/18/2008 - Some students who thought they'd received the best present of all this holiday season from Northwestern University instead got the computer equivalent of coal in their stockings.

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Fatal Car Crash in Boone County

Posted: 12/18/2008 - A woman is dead after a three car accident in Boone County. Sheriff's deputies say it happened on business 20, west of Townhall Rd yesterday morning.

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Legacy Charter School Discussion

Posted: 12/17/2008 - The clock has started to decide whether the Legacy Academy of Excellence Charter School is coming to Rockford. Wednesday night community members weighed in on the proposal, now school board members have 30 days to make a decision.

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Rosecrance Unveils New Facility

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Updated: 12/17/2008 - Rosecrance Health Network has expanded their facility. However, their work is still tailored to meet every individual needs.

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Inmate Death

Updated: 12/17/2008 - We now know why a Stephenson County Jail inmate died Monday night after being rushed to the hospital.

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CMF Boss Calls It Quits

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Updated: 12/17/2008 - The CEO of a Rockford Mortgage Company that recently filed for bankruptcy announces his resignation.

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Exxon Mobil Slapped with $6.1M Pollution Fine

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay a $6.1 million penalty for failing to comply with an agreement to cut pollution from four refineries in California, Louisiana and Texas.

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6,500 Deer Donated to Food Pantries

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Updated: 05/04/2009 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Meat processors participating in a venison donation program say Wisconsin hunters have given more than 6,500 deer to help feed the hungry.

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Trains Collide in SE Minn.

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Updated: 05/04/2009 - DRESBACH, Minn. (AP) -- Two Canadian-Pacific trains collided in southeastern Minnesota early today, derailing 40 cars, some of which plunged into the Mississippi River.

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Blago's Attorney Stirs Impeachment Hearing

Posted: 12/17/2008 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- An Illinois House hearing over whether Gov. Rod Blagojevich had all the trappings of a boxing match, and Blagojevich's attorney didn't pull any punches.

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Motorola to Freeze Pension Plans

Posted: 12/17/2008 - Cell phone maker Motorola says it will permanently freeze its U.S. pension plans, temporarily suspend matching 401(k) contributions and reduce the base salary of its two co-executives.

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Drew Peterson Engaged to be Married

Posted: 12/17/2008 - Drew Peterson's publicist says the former police sergeant suspected in the disappearance of his wife is engaged to be married again.

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Blago's Attorney in Springfield Today?

Posted: 12/17/2008 - A possible appearance today in Springfield from Gov. Rod Blagojevich's attorney may provide the first hint of the embattled governor's strategy in fighting impeachment efforts.

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Blago Fundraiser to Plead Guilty

Posted: 12/17/2008 - Former Blagojevich campaign chairman Christopher Kelly served notice yesterday (Tuesday) that he will plead guilty to tax charges next month.

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Frankfort Reaches Deal in Railway Purchase

Posted: 12/17/2008 - Suburban Frankfort has joined the growing list of communities to make a deal with the company vying to buy the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway.

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Christmas Gifts Stolen From Illinois Mother

Posted: 12/17/2008 - A single mother in the central Illinois city of Normal found herself in tears when someone broke into her apartment basement and stole the Christmas presents she had bought for her two children.

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Illinois Casino License Award Postponed

Posted: 12/17/2008 - The Illinois Gaming Board has delayed a decision to award the state's only available casino license so officials can continue examining the three finalists.

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Family Pushes Dog as Next Illinois Governor

Posted: 12/17/2008 - Questions have been dogging Illinois ever since Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested last week on corruption charges. Now a California couple says the answer to all the state's woes may, in fact, be a dog. Their dog.

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