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Obama Applauds House Vote On Stimulus

Posted: 01/28/2009 - President Barack Obama is thanking the House for passing a massive economic stimulus package and promising to "continue to strengthen" the plan as it works its way through congressional approval.

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Colorado Woman Gives Birth At Library

Updated: 01/28/2009 - Overdue book is nothing new for a library, but a Denver Public Library had to deal with something arriving early. A baby that couldn't wait to make her debut.

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Job Fair Planned For Thursday in Belvidere

Posted: 01/28/2009 - More than thirty employers, employment agencies, educators, training providers and other organizations will have booths at the job fair.

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Mayor Daley Wants Accountability In Impersonation Case

Posted: 01/28/2009 - Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is demanding accountability from police supervisors who were on duty when a 14-year-old boy allegedly impersonated a police officer and went on patrol for several hours.

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Blagojevich Trial Resumes

Posted: 01/28/2009 - The impeachment trial of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has begun its third day with Blagojevich once again a no-show.

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9 Cook County Jail Inmates stabbed

Posted: 01/28/2009 - Nine Cook County Jail inmates have been hospitalized after an early morning fight in a maximum security wing.

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10:10 Economy: Things To Consider Before Touching Your Life Insurance

Posted: 01/28/2009 - Tough economic times can lead to bad decisions, as people grow more desperate for cash. Right now many are dipping into their life insurance policies for that much needed lifeline. A local expert says there are some things to consider before making that decision.

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Rockford Police Union Reacts to Consultant's Report

Updated: 01/27/2009 - For months Rockford's police union and administration have argued over how many officers should patrol our streets. Monday night a consultant said the department has enough manpower, it just needs restructuring, but the debate won't end there.

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Rockford Park District Approves Budget

Updated: 01/28/2009 - It's hard to find anyone these days that's not in some way getting hit by our economic downturn. And Tuesday night, a budget passed by the Rockford Park District shows they're not immune.

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Rockford School Budget

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Rockford Public Schools are crunching numbers to balance their 2009 budget.

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School Board Releases Climate Study

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Rockford Schools are receiving a higher grade when it comes to the district's dicipline report card. So far this year, area principals have only given out one In-school suspension. But parents still feel their children are being treated unfairly.

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Unemployment Boot Camp

Posted: 01/27/2009 - Wth a struggling economy, workers are feeling the pain of layoffs all over the country. But one Arizona woman says now isn't the time to feel sorry for ourselves. It's time to get tough, military style.

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Manzullo Offers Tax Credit

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Posted: 01/27/2009 - Given our economy, most of us are shying away from large purchases, like cars, but our local U.S. Congressman Don Manzullo hopes a heafty tax incentive will change that.

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Machesney Park Home Grants

Posted: 01/27/2009 - Some good news for residents in Machesney Park, homeowners there are getting a shot at sprucing up their homes for free.

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Obesity Gene Study

Updated: 01/27/2009 - A new study suggests a virus might be to blame for the Nations obesity problems.

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Gates Says Iran Bigger Worry Than Russia In LatAm

Posted: 01/27/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he is troubled by Iranian activities in Latin America that he sees as meddling. But he told a Senate panel Tuesday that Russian military outreach there doesn't bother him at all.

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