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Oprah Reacts To A Scandal At Her School

Updated: 11/05/2007 - The talk show host is speaking out about her shock and outrage after an employee at her school for disadvantaged girls in Africa is accused of sexually abusing the students.

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Stateline Layoffs

Posted: 11/05/2007 - Another stateline manufacturer is cutting jobs, Alcoa in Beloit is slashing 70 workers from its payroll.

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Boeing Building Anti-submarine Plane for Navy

Posted: 11/05/2007 - While the 787 gets most of the attention, Chicago-based Boeing is building another new plane that could be worth billions of dollars in revenue.

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Helicopter Parents

Posted: 11/05/2007 - It's no surprise that some parents still hover over their children after they go away to college. But a new study shows there are more than just a few of these so-called "helicopter parents."

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Lack Of Sleep Tied To Childhood Obesity

Posted: 11/05/2007 - Writing in the journal Pediatrics, researchers have found that every additional hour per night that a third-grader spends sleeping reduces his or her chances of being obese in the sixth grade -- by 40 percent.

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Heart Drug Suspended

Posted: 11/05/2007 - FDA asks Bayer to suspend sales of heart drug pending further scrutiny over death risk

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Beloit Courthouse Auction

Posted: 11/05/2007 - The Beloit courthouse and its 2 1/2-acre parking lot will be up for auction later this month.

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Posted: 11/05/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a night of costumes and comedy on "Saturday Night Live."

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Box Office-List

Posted: 11/05/2007 - Weekend box office hits:

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New York Marathon: Katie Holmes

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Updated: 11/05/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Actress Katie Holmes, who says she likes to run, finished today's New York Marathon in 5 hours, 29 minutes and 58 seconds.

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Crime Victim Fights Back

Updated: 11/04/2007 - Cutting down on crime is perhaps the biggest issue facing Rockford right now. But one woman says people may not realize how serious the city's crime problem is, until it becomes personal.

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Green Thumb Volunteers Needed

Posted: 11/04/2007 - Right now a local non- for profit needs our help to keep a favorite Rockford spot affordable.

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Baby Held At Gun Point

Posted: 11/04/2007 - Police say three men put a gun to the head of a 7-month-old baby friday night when they broke into a home demanding money and marijuana.

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Neglected Pets Get New Homes

Posted: 11/03/2007 - Three weeks after hundreds of pets were found either dead or extremely malnourised at a Rochelle home, many of them are finally getting a new *leash* on life.

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Chrysler Cuts Worry Businesses

Updated: 11/02/2007 - It's news that's not only hard to swallow for workers themselves, but also for local businesses who see those employees in their stores everyday.

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