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10:10 Economy: Credit Card Crisis

Updated: 04/28/2010 - We all hear the rumors of job layoffs every day, but a local expert says don’t wait until cuts happen to worry about how to pay your bills. Take action now.

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Businesses Cut Inventories 1.3% in December

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Posted: 02/12/2009 - U.S. businesses slashed inventories in December by the biggest amount in seven years as they coped with plunging sales in a dismal holiday season.

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Stimulus Plan Could Be Ready By Friday

Posted: 02/11/2009 - In an effort to balance our country's budget, President Obama hopes to have a stimulus bill on his desk ready to be signed by the end of the week.

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Save-A-Lot Closing in Rockford

Updated: 02/11/2009 - In this tough economy, many of us are looking for deals on just about anything, including our groceries.

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Freeport School Changes

Updated: 02/11/2009 - Freeport school leaders unveiled plans to the public Wednesday that would dramatically re-shape elementary and middle school education.

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New 24-Hour Help Line in Illinois

Posted: 02/11/2009 - A new site is here to help locate businesses. Today the Illinois Department of Human Services announced plans to launch a 24-hour service help line.

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Man Smashes Into Tree in Rockford

Updated: 02/11/2009 - Investigators are still looking into what caused a man to smash his car into a tree on Rockford's west side.

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Pickup Trucks Unsafe?

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Three large pickup trucks fail to pick up good grades when it comes to safety ratings.

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Beloit College Names New President

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Updated: 02/11/2009 - Maybe it's a sign of the times, but a man with an economics background is the new leader of Beloit College.

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Machesney Park Road Construction Plan

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Updated: 02/11/2009 - The village has completed 15.4 miles of street reconstruction. It's part of a five year long initiative to smooth out drivers commute.

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Rockford Mayor Morrissey & Family Welcome Baby

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Mayor Morrissey and his wife Stacy are proud to announce the birth of their baby girl, Sophia Marie Morrissey. Baby Sophia was born earlier today at 2:08 am weighing 8lb 4oz and measuring 20.5 inches.

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Beloit College Names Scott Bierman President

Updated: 02/11/2009 - The economist with 27 years of teaching and leadership experience in liberal arts education will become the leader of Beloit College starting this summer.

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Trade Deficit Drops to $39.9Billion, Lowest in 6 years

Posted: 02/11/2009 - The U.S. trade deficit fell to the lowest level in nearly six years in December as the recession depressed demand for imports. The trade deficit in 2008 fell for a second straight year and economists expect an even bigger decline this year.

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Ill. Voters View Quinn More Favorably Than Burris

Posted: 02/11/2009 - A Chicago Tribune poll finds nearly half of Illinois voters hold a favorable opinion of Gov. Pat Quinn. But almost as many say they have no opinion or have never heard of him.

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10:10 Economy: What's Driving The Buying?

Updated: 04/28/2010 - A new trend in auto sales is developing. As the economy continues down its rough road, more people are buying used cars because they can’t afford new ones, and that’s driving prices up. A local auto expert says its a hot time for us to take advantage of new deals that can put us in new wheels.

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Local Reaction to Stimulus Plan

Posted: 02/10/2009 - President Obama needed two republicans in order for the senate to pass his $838 billion stimulus bill. And he got three as the proposal passes 61-37.

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