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Improving Freeport High Security

Updated: 12/11/2008 - Following fights, threats of shootings and bullets found in a lockeroom, a team of Freeport school leaders and teachers sit down, tackling the best ways to improve security.

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Million Dollar Listings on the Rise

Posted: 12/11/2008 - Many homeowners are choosing to downsize these days and that's leaving a surplus of million dollar homes on the market in the Stateline.

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Thompson: Blagojevich Hurts Ryan's Pardon Bid

Posted: 12/11/2008 - Former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson says current Gov. Rod Blagojevich's arrest hurts the chances of a presidential pardon for another former governor, George Ryan.

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Patient Falls Down, Nursing Home Fined

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Posted: 12/11/2008 - A Springfield nursing home has been fined by federal officials who say the facility failed to prevent an elderly patient strapped into a wheelchair from tumbling down a flight of stairs.

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Parents Worldwide Name Kids for Obama

Posted: 12/11/2008 - Barack Obama may have long joked about what he says is his funny name, but that isn't stopping proud parents from Romania to Indonesia from naming their newborns after the U.S. president-elect.

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Boeing Delays Dreamliner Flight

Posted: 12/11/2008 - Boeing is delaying the first flight of its highly awaited 787 Dreamliner jet to the second quarter of 2009 and won't ship its first delivery until the following year due to the impact of the recent Machinists' strike and production glitches.

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Beloit Stolen Cars Update

Updated: 12/10/2008 - It started with what police thought were a bunch of joy-riding juveniles stealing cars, left running and unattended around town.

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Shoe Repairs Vs. Sales

Posted: 12/10/2008 - We're all doing our best to cut expenses in this tight economy, from driving to the mechanic, instead of the car dealership, to scrimping on our clothing from head to toe. One local shoe repair shop is profiting off that frugality.

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Chicago Sit-in Negotiations Continue

Posted: 12/10/2008 - Negotiations are set to continue Wednesday afternoon between workers entering their sixth day of a sit-in at a Chicago factory, their employer and its creditor.

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Blagojevich Corruption Charge Details

Posted: 12/09/2008 - For more details on the charges Governor Rod Blagojevich faces, we combed through the 76 page criminal complaint. Here are some of the most shocking allegations.

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Freeport High Gets Another Scare

Updated: 12/09/2008 - A startling discovery in a school locker room adds another page to a series of troubling incidents over at Freeport High School.

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Impeachment for Governor?

Updated: 12/09/2008 - Legislators will discuss the idea of impeaching Governor Blagojevich during a special session next week.

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Ill. lawmakers prepare to decide Obama replacement

Posted: 12/09/2008 - Top Illinois lawmakers say they're preparing to call the Legislature into session as early as next week to set a special election for the state's next U.S. senator.

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Obama: No contact with Blagojevich on Senate seat

Posted: 12/09/2008 - Barack Obama says he's saddened by allegations that Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tried to trade favors for Obama's Senate seat, and the president-elect says he had no contact with the governor or his office on the matter.

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