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History Of The Janesville GM Plant

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Posted: 06/03/2008 - The Janesville plant opened in 1919. It has survived the Depression, a world war, and GM's major layoffs in the 1980s.

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AirFest Preperations

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Posted: 06/02/2008 - The 2008 AirFest is this weekend. Here's how it's put together.

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State Budget "Out of Whack"

Posted: 06/02/2008 - Governor Rod Blagojevich says the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend is about $2 billion "out of whack."

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Musician Bo Diddley Dead at 79

Posted: 06/02/2008 - The spokeswoman says Diddley died of heart failure Monday. He had suffered a heart attack in August 2007, three months after suffering a stroke while touring in Iowa.

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Rock County Death Investigation

Posted: 06/02/2008 - On June 2, 2008, at 2:20 A.M., Rock County Sheriff’s Office Deputies found a non-responsive male lying on the front lawn of McFarlane Pheasant Farm

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Beloit Death Investigation

Posted: 06/02/2008 - Beloit police investigate death of 5-month-old girl found not breathing in Rock County home

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Janesville Shaky Home

Updated: 06/02/2008 - Janesville couple sues state, alleges that damage to home is caused by vibrations from highway

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Best Buy Recycling

Posted: 06/02/2008 - Best Buy to test free in-store program to recycle old TVs, computers, other outdated gadgets

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Hot Dog Eating Contest

Posted: 06/02/2008 - Chicago man beats Arizona locals in hot dog eating contest

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Truancy Bill Pushed to Back Burner in Springfield

Updated: 06/01/2008 - A plan to streamline Illinois' truancy citation process hits a dead end in Springfield, with the close of the spring legislative cycle. State and local leaders hope to get the proposal back on the table and kids back in the classroom.

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Swimming Safety

Updated: 06/01/2008 - Right now swimming is the 2nd most popular summer activity in the Unites States and drowning is the 2nd leading cause of death in children 4 to 11. ... Staff at a local "swimming hole" try to keep similar tragedies at bay.

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Fertilizer Woes

Posted: 06/01/2008 - High cost, demand for fertilizer bedevil farmers, suppliers

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Budget Analysis

Updated: 06/01/2008 - Lawmakers avoid tough decisions on new Illinois budget

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Obama Update

Posted: 06/01/2008 - Analysis: Obama's sole focus is general election

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Freeport Graduation

Updated: 05/31/2008 - Just a week after a bomb threat surfaces a local high-school and puts graduation plans on the fence .. seniors finally get to cross the stage with ease.

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