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McCain to Attend NAACP Convention

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Now that he's wrapped up the Republican nomination for president, John McCain has decided to attend the annual convention of the NAACP in Cincinnati in July.

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Riverfest Wants You To Volunteer

Posted: 05/20/2008 - It's the volunteers that make the difference, says Riverfest Executive Director Rod Beaudoin.

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Campaign Latest

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Oregon, Kentucky primaries latest to shape race

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More Schools To Face Law's Consequences

Posted: 05/20/2008 - The federal No Child Left Behind law says that by the 2013-14 school year all students must pass state tests in math and reading.

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Carbon Dioxide Increases In 2007

Posted: 05/20/2008 - The Energy Department reports that carbon dioxide emissions increased by 1.6 percent last year with most coming from residential and commercial energy use. Emissions from transportation and industrial sources were essentially flat, compared to 2006.

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Winn. Cty. Concealed Carry Debate Moves to Subcommittee

Updated: 05/19/2008 - The push for a concealed carry ordinance in Winnebago County moves ahead as county board members form a subcomittee to give the issue a closer look. But some say the proposal may be off target.

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Olympic Games and Hiring Changes

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Posted: 05/19/2008 - City council discussed Monday Chicago's aspirations for an 2016 Olympic Games and new hiring procedures for police and fire chiefs.

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Operation Lifesaver

Updated: 05/19/2008 - It's a nationwide program called Operation Lifesaver and that's exactly what it's trying to do, prevent unnecessary train collisions across the country and here in the stateline.

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Illinois Sends Aid to Myanmar & China

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Medicines, vaccines and medical supplies donated by U.S. drugmakers have begun entering disaster-ravaged areas of Myanmar and China.

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Young At Heart Festival

Posted: 05/19/2008 - It's now just a short wait until a long weekend of fun in Loves Park.

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President Bush Stops Oil Reserve Buys

Posted: 05/19/2008 - President Bush still thinks a bill forcing his administration to temporarily stop acquiring oil for the U.S. emergency stockpile is a bad idea. But a spokesman says the president will sign it anyway.

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Tree Treatment Helps Midwestern Homeowners

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Midwestern homeowners who lost hope of saving their ash trees are optimistic about a new insecticide that's shown to be successful in fighting the tree-killing beetle.

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