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CN Agrees with Chicago Suburb Over Rail Line

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Canadian National Railway says it has reached an agreement with a Chicago suburb over its proposed purchase of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Co.

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Local Company Sued For Mortgage Rescue Fraud

Updated: 05/04/2009 - An online company operating out of Rockford is accused of mortgage rescue fraud.. and now faces a lawsuit from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office

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Locust Swarm In Australia

Updated: 11/18/2008 - You've got to see this video of a locust swarm in Australia, it's actually scaring farmers who are worried about their crops.

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Plan for Chicago's Anti-bullying High School

Posted: 11/18/2008 - A Chicago Public Schools proposal for a gay-friendly high school has been renamed and refocused to include all students who have been the targets of violence, bullying and harassment.

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Northern Illinois Food Bank Gets Donation

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A tough economy may mean tight times for families, but today an area food bank gets a donation to help stateline families who are struggling.

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Illinois Holiday Auction

Updated: 11/18/2008 - If you're looking for luxury on a budget this holiday season, the state of Illinois is making it a little easier this year. The state is auctioning off everything from wedding ring sets to pearl necklaces, to rare coins, as part of its special "Silver and Gold Holiday eBay Auction."

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IIllinois Partners With

Posted: 11/18/2008 - CHICAGO (AP) -- says a jobs site listing openings in Illinois' four highest-growth industries has at least 15,000 positions available.

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New TIF District to Revitalize Midtown Rockford

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Rockford aldermen approve a new TIF district that will funnel tax dollars into revitalizing midtown. Area business owners have high hopes for what the money can do.

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Albanian Flag Joins Puri Peace Plaza

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Updated: 11/18/2008 - Albanian Americans shared a proud moment today, by marking their strong presence throughout the stateline.

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RMTD Facing Possible Closure

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A low cost ride around Rockford may soon be over if the State of Illinois doesn't pay up on money that it owes the Rockford Mass Transit District.

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Job and Heating Help in Rockford

Updated: 11/17/2008 - With nearly 40,000 jobs lost so far this year in Illinois, the state is ramping up its efforts to help families in need.

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Emily Bear's Song To Ellen

Updated: 11/17/2008 - In yet another appearance on the Ellen Digenerous show, Rockford native and piano prodigy Emily Bear surprises Ellen with a new song that she wrote

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Illinois Heating Costs

Posted: 11/17/2008 - It will cost about 13% more to heat our homes this winter compared to last but that's a lot better than what was expected a few months ago.

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Judge Delays Farmer's Bankruptcy-fraud Trial

Posted: 11/17/2008 - A federal judge is delaying until January the trial for a southern Illinois man in a bankruptcy-fraud case that has ties to a double slaying.

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