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07-07-07 Birthday

Posted: 07/06/2007 - Oak Lawn woman celebrates 77Th birthday on 7-7-07

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New Wind Farm Debate

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Updated: 07/05/2007 - The 4th of July may be over, but fireworks were still going off Thursday night in a Stephenson County courtroom, during a heated wind farm debate.

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Housing Plan on Hold

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Updated: 07/05/2007 - A controvertial housing plan for Roscoe gets put on hold Thursday. The delay comes from the developer who wants more time before Village Trustees consider his plan.

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Missing Rockford Women

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Posted: 07/05/2007 - A Rockford mother is looking for her missing 24-year-old daughter and her daughter's friend tonight.

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Cavel International Closes

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Updated: 07/05/2007 - ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) -- A federal judge in Rockford dismissed constitutional challenges against a new state law prohibiting the slaughter of horses for human consumption.

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Baby Naming Help

Posted: 07/05/2007 - Pregnancy is supposed to be an exciting time especially picking the name of our baby but that process can also be frustrating.

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Rock River Rescue

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Tragedy is averted during a dramatic river rescue last night and today a local family is saying thank you.

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White Water Park Competition

Posted: 07/05/2007 - If plans for a whitewater park come to fruition in Rockford, it could have some competition from a Chicago suburb.

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Presidential Candidate In Rockford

Updated: 07/05/2007 - The former owner of Jays Potato Chips is running for President and he makes a brief stop in the stateline today.

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Local Volunteers Head To Flood Areas

Updated: 07/05/2007 - While thousands flee flooded areas across our country, some local Red Cross volunteers are heading out to help.

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Red Cross Thieve

Posted: 07/05/2007 - Right now, a warrant is out for the arrest of a man accused of stealing from the Red Cross back in 2005.

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Cable Operators To Raise Set Top Box Rates

Posted: 07/05/2007 - Cable companies say they're going to charge more for new set-top cable boxes -- to help pay for more expensive versions being mandated by the Federal Communications Commission.

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Child Makes 287 Calls To 911

Posted: 07/05/2007 - A four year old girl called 911, 287 times last month from a deactivated cell phone.

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Minority Hiring Goals Not Met

Posted: 07/05/2007 - The state's goal of hiring minority-owned firms for five percent of its business hasn't been met in the 23 years of its existence.

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State Budget

Posted: 07/05/2007 - Lawmakers are back in Springfield today for a special session of the Illinois Legislature.

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Honoring Soldiers on the 4th

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Updated: 07/04/2007 - Hundreds of people flock to downtown Rockford to watch the 4th of July parade pass them by and the true spirit of Independence Day is on everyone's mind.

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Residents Fight Housing Plan

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Updated: 07/04/2007 - Neighbors in Roscoe Township gear up for a battle with Roscoe Village leaders. They're protesting a 34-unit housing development.

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Local 4th Of July Celebrations

Updated: 07/04/2007 - All across the country and here in the stateline Americans celebrate the birth of our nation.

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Chrysler Recall

Updated: 07/04/2007 - A blow to Chrysler and their consumers this 4Th of July, thousands of vehicles are being recalled.

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Discovery Center Goes Kaboom

Updated: 07/04/2007 - An early fireworks show leaves a bunch of local kids wide eyed and excited for more tonight.

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New Major At Illinois State University

Updated: 07/04/2007 - It's the wave of the future, renewable energy, and that's exactly what a new degree at Illinois State University would focus on.

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New Hot Dog Eating Champion

Updated: 07/04/2007 - Eating 66 hot dogs in just twelve minutes an American beats out a six time Japanese champ to bring the title back to the states.

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Capturing Saddam

Posted: 07/04/2007 - Lieutenant Steve Russell talks about his unit capturing Saddam Hussein at Patriotic Prayer Breakfast

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