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Online Lottery Tickets

Updated: 02/19/2009 - In Illinois, changes to the lottery could be one way to help fight off a looming $9 billion state budget deficit.

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Rockford Aldermen Say Budget Cuts Need Work

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Rockford leaders have come up with enough proposed cuts to trim eight million dollars from the city's budget and that would be enough to close the deficit. But some aldermen aren't convinced that's enough, or that the cuts are in the right places.

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Beloit International Film Festival

Posted: 02/19/2009 - A film festival kicks off Thursday in Beloit, ushering in a weekend of more than a hundred films and some celebrity guests.

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Details on Illinois Stimulus

Updated: 02/19/2009 - Lawmakers in Springfield are getting their first glimpse of the federal stimulus package, specifically Illinois' chunk of change. But our local state senator Dave Syverson says, money for education is misleading.

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Machesney Park Trustee DUI

Updated: 02/19/2009 - A Machesney Park Village trustee is busted for alleged drunk driving today after authorities say he rolled through a stop sign.

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Murder Suspect on the Loose

Updated: 02/19/2009 - A man connected to a Colorado murder is believed to be headed this way, and authorities need our help to find him.

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Wife Of Former Governor Subpoenaed By Feds

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Patti Blagojevich has been served with a federal subpoena seeking documents, notes or e-mails related to people or entities ranging from former gubernatorial fund raisers to her real estate dealings.

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5% Tax on Digital Downloads

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Jim Doyle wants to impose Wisconsin's five percent sales tax on digital downloads starting October 1st.You would pay sales taxes when downloading a song from Itunes under the governor's proposed budget.

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Obama Names Urban Affairs Director

Posted: 02/19/2009 - President Barack Obama has tapped two men with ties to New York for White House urban affairs jobs.

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California Legislature Approves Budget Bill

Updated: 02/19/2009 - The California Assembly has followed the state Senate in approving a long-awaited budget, sending the package to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger after an epic battle that involved several all-night sessions and political concessions.

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Boeing CEO says Pay Freeze Counterproductive

Posted: 02/19/2009 - The chief executive of the Boeing Co. says freezing wages and eliminating bonuses to avoid layoffs would be counterproductive for Boeing and other big employers.

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Oil Spill Cleanup Done

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Posted: 02/19/2009 - The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing Caterpillar Inc.'s oil spill control and monitoring plans after 65,000 gallons of oil overflowed, some spilling into the Des Plaines River.

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Billions in Stimulus Bill for Illinois

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Illinois and the other states have responded to the nearly $800 billion economic stimulus bill like children hurrying to check under the tree on Christmas morning.

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