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Nation Marks 7th Anniversary Of Terror Attacks

Posted: 09/11/2008 - From New York's ground zero to the Pentagon and a rural field in Pennsylvania, the nation is pausing to mark the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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Faulty Bassinet Escaped Recall

Updated: 09/11/2008 - A published report indicates federal regulators and a children's product company knew at least two weeks before informing the public that a bassinet sold by the company had the same dangerous design that caused two babies' deaths.

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Oregon State Park Closings

Updated: 09/10/2008 - Hundreds of state park fans packed a meeting Wednesday night in Oregon, fighting to save two local parks from closing later this year.

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Still No Closure for Ethanol Plant Land

Updated: 09/10/2008 - Residents waiting to hear the future of a parcel of land west of Rockford leave disappointed Wednesday night. After an ethanol plant intended for the site failed, neighbors hoped the land would go back to agricultural. But Tuesday night, a zoning decision is delayed again and that has neighbors on edge.

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Privatizing the Lottery

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Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Illinois House Revenue Committee approves a plan to lease the state's lottery in order to pay for road construction costs.

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Teen Pregnancy on the Rise

Updated: 09/10/2008 - We take an inside look at teen pregnancy in the Rockford School District

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Morrissey Running for Second Term

Updated: 09/10/2008 - After three years in office Rockford mayor Larry Morrissey says he wants to finish many of the jobs he started. Today he annouces his candidacy for re-election.

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State Lawmaker Back From Iraq

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Representative Jim Watson is back in the Illinois Statehouse after spending months in Iraq as an active-duty Marine.

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Government Sex Scandal

Updated: 09/10/2008 - A major scandal has erupted involving government officials handling billions of dollars in oil royalties.

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ComEd Rates Go Up

Updated: 09/10/2008 - Millions of us are getting slammed with another ComEd rate hike. Our monthly bill should go up by about 6%.

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Movie Line Helps Pair Survive 15 Hours In Water

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The way Walter Marino sees it, Buzz Lightyear helped him and his 12-year-old autistic son, Christopher, survive more than 15 hours treading water in the Atlantic.

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Businessman Who Dated Anne Hathaway Pleads Guilty

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A smooth-talking Italian businessman who dated actress Anne Hathaway and claimed to have friends in high places at the Vatican has pleaded guilty in a Manhattan real estate fraud case.

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Fish Virus

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Feds issue rule to limit spread of fish virus

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Jackson Lawsuit Reactions & Tax Increase Latest

Updated: 09/09/2008 - Supporters gather at Tuesday night's Rockford school board meeting to speak on behalf of the former principal of Jefferson High School. Dr. Kenneth Jackson filed suit Tuesday claiming the school board and superintendent discriminated against him.

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Roscoe Pond Meeting

Updated: 09/09/2008 - The discussion officially gets underway Tuesday night about what to do with a Roscoe pond where a local teen drowned on Labor Day.

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