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Freeport Thanksgiving Dinner

Updated: 11/27/2008 - On this Thanksgiving day, many of us are fortunate to be surrounded by our family and a hot, home-cooked feast. But not everyone can do that.

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Calls For National Infant Formula Recall Spread

Posted: 11/27/2008 - Disclosure that laboratory tests have detected traces of contamination in several major brands of infant formula is generating concern and confusion today.

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Calls for National Infant Formula Recall Spread

Posted: 11/27/2008 - Calls for national infant formula recall spread CHICAGO (AP) -- Disclosure that laboratory tests have detected traces of contamination in several major brands of infant formula is generating concern and confusion today. Both a national consumer's group and the Illinois attorney general are demanding a Food and Drug Administration recall. But the federal agency is saying it had released inaccurate information on what chemicals were found in which top selling products. The FDA reiterated its position that the baby food is safe and parents should continue feeding it to their babies. At the same time, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan called on the state's public health department and the FDA to recall both the Nestle and Mead Johnson products. Madigan also criticized the FDA's handling of its test results.

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85 Ill. State Workers to Lose Jobs Sunday

Posted: 11/27/2008 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Blagojevich administration says budget cuts will mean 85 workers in three state agencies will be out of a job at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend.

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Blagojevich Asks Universities to Cut Budgets

Posted: 11/27/2008 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Blagojevich administration is asking Illinois' universities to place 2.5 percent of the budgets in reserves, which essentially amounts to a mid-year giveback.

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Three Injured in Rock County Car Crash

Posted: 11/27/2008 - It happened around 7:30 p.m. in Clinton Township. The driver was traveling northbound on South Bergen Rd. when he lost control and struck a tree.

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Twin Brothers Hurt in Crash

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Updated: 11/26/2008 - It's an abrupt start to the Thanksgiving holiday for one Stateline family after their twin sons are seriously hurt in a car accident.

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Rock House Kids

Updated: 11/26/2008 - On the eve of Thanksgiving, a group of Rockford kids are thankful for a weekly getaway from a tough life at home.

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Black Friday Deals

Updated: 07/23/2010 - What Cherryvale Mall retailers are doing to lure us in

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Fewer Holiday Travelers at O'Hare

Posted: 11/26/2008 - Travelers moved quickly through short lines today at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, as nationwide holiday travel was down.

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Dozens to Lose Jobs in State Budget Trimming

Posted: 11/26/2008 - The Blagojevich administration says 85 state employees will lose their jobs Sunday as budget cuts to parks, historic sites and human services take effect.

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Thousands of Licensed Ill. Drivers Have DUIs

Posted: 11/26/2008 - There's a better than one in 200 chance that the next car you see is driven by someone with one or more convictions for driving under the influence.

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Terrorists Kill Dozens in India

Posted: 11/26/2008 - A media report says a little-known group, the Deccan Mujahideen, has claimed responsibility for the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

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FDA Finds Traces Of Melamine In US Infant Formula

Posted: 11/26/2008 - Federal regulators say traces of the industrial chemical melamine have been detected in samples of top-selling U.S. infant formula. But the government insists the products are safe.

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