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Janesville Train Hits Man

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Posted: 10/02/2008 - On 10/01/2008 at 1:56 p.m. officers of the Janesville Police Department responded to a pedestrian/train accident just south of the "Five Points" intersection in the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad yard at 203 S. Pearl St.

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Chicago School Funding Protest to Cubs Game

Posted: 10/02/2008 - State Senator James Meeks took his message of school funding reform to Wrigley Field last night, O\one month after leading a two-day boycott of Chicago Public Schools.

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Judge Calls Illinois Absentee Ballots Misleading

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A judge has ordered Illinois election officials to temporarily stop mailing absentee ballots and create a flyer to hand to voters on Election Day because of "misleading" and "inaccurate" language on the ballot.

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Vice Presidential Debate Preview

Updated: 10/02/2008 - The Vice Presidential Debate will be the most we've heard from Republican candidate Sarah Palin and her recent interviews have raised some eyebrows. We hit the streets to find out if your perceptions of the Alaska governor are changing.

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Parent Driving Study

Updated: 10/01/2008 - Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenage drivers. And now a new report out suggests these young drivers could be inheriting some bad habits from their parents.

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New Recall Strategy

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Attorney General Lisa Madigan is calling on the US Consumer Product Safety Commission to develop a strategy to curb the sale of recalled online

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Booster Seat Safety

Updated: 10/02/2008 - There's a new study out that shows your child's booster seat may not be putting them in the safest position.

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Illinois Gambling Revenue Drops

Posted: 10/01/2008 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- A new report from the legislature's Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability shows Illinois' riverboat casino tax revenue slumped from $685 million to $564 million during the budget year that ended June 30.

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Former Illinois Back Feagin Charged in Florida Rape

Posted: 10/01/2008 - URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Police in Urbana are trying to determine if there's a connection between three central Illinois sexual assaults in the 1990s and a Florida rape that led to the arrest of a former Illinois football player.

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Dunkin Going With 99 Cent Offerings

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Looking to find a sweet spot among Americans who are feeling the pinch from a troubled economy, Dunkin' Donuts will begin selling small lattes for 99 cents during the afternoon beginning today. It's part of a campaign to lure consumers into a late-day coffee break.

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