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The Final Sprint

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - It's mile 25 and a half in a marathon they've been running for months. Adrenaline is pumping and that thirst for victory is becoming more pronounced. The final sprint to the gubernatorial primaries is upon us....so what can we expect?

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I-39 Rollover

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Posted: 03/20/2006 - A single vehicle accident takes one life and threatens the safety of many others.

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Lawmakers Attack Bernie Mac's Contract

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Posted: 03/20/2006 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Some Illinois lawmakers aren't happy about the half-million-dollar contract entertainer Bernie Mac is getting to promote a new state lottery game.

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Race For Votes

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Posted: 03/19/2006 - Republican candidates for Illinois Governor make rounds over the weekend.

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Deadly Accident

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Posted: 03/19/2006 - A stretch of roadway that's very dark and dangerous turns deadly.

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3rd Anniversary

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Posted: 03/19/2006 - It's officials, the war in Iraq is now 3-years-old and U.S. troops are beginning their 4th year trying to finish what they began March 19, 2003.

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Relief Trip to Mississippi

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Posted: 03/18/2006 - Nearly seven months after hurricane Katrina slammed the gulf coast... The stateline is still responding. People from United Methodist churches in northern Illinois leave Sunday morning for Mississippi, many of them for the second time. While the needs of this trip will be different, much of what they will see is the same.

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Jail Healthcare

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - Its been a year since the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford took over medical services at the Winnebago County Jail. Two weeks ago, the college added a medical student to the rotation allowing students to get hands on experience in correctional medicine.

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Sales Tax Review

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Updated: 03/18/2006 - Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey unveiled plans to widen Kishwaukee Street and completely rebuild a bridge over Keith creek. The project would cost $8 to $9 million.

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Sales Tax Impact

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Posted: 03/16/2006 - Thousands of people outside of Rockford would be impacted by a 1% increase in the sales tax.

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Junk Food Ban

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Posted: 03/16/2006 - State education board bans junk food in elementary schools

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Beloit Casino

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Posted: 03/16/2006 - Beloit's city manager spent five days in Washington D.C. The number one reason he was there, to pave the way for the city's casino proposal.

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Food Processing Plants Good for Winnebago Co.

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Posted: 03/16/2006 - A Northern Illinois University study, paid for by the county, has showed Winnebago Co. to be perfectly situated for food processing plants, but there is one thing missing.

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Minority Hiring Policy for the City

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Posted: 03/16/2006 - They say minorities don't get equal employment opportunities in Rockford. And unless something is done, It is never going to change.

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Early Voting to End

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - This year, we had a new option in the election process - early voting. It started on February 27 and ends Thursday. So how has the turnout been?

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Sales Tax pitch

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Updated: 03/15/2006 - Rockford voters will decide whether to approve a proposed one percent sales tax hike. Here's a look at the pro side. City leaders say our roadways are at stake…

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Tax Levy

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Posted: 03/14/2006 - The Rockford Public School district is asking for 5 more years.

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1% Sales Tax Proposal

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Posted: 03/14/2006 - Continuing our Decision 2006 coverage of the one percent sales tax hike proposal in Rockford… 23 News spoke to businessmen that have high stakes in Rockford. Here's a look at why they want us to vote no.

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