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Mumps Cases Increase in Illinois

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Updated: 04/19/2006 - All throughout Illinois, health departments are keeping a close eye on confirmed and probable cases of mumps.

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EIGERlab

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Updated: 04/18/2006 - EIGERlab is a place that is key to the future of manufacturing in the stateline. Manufacturers generate big bucks for our region, but a lot of these companies are small, employing maybe three or four people. But with the help of a place like EIGERlab, these companies can grow and create even more jobs.

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Ingersoll Cutting Tools

Updated: 04/18/2006 - It's a company that's continued to grow and prosper despite the rough manufacturing ride that began in Rockford years ago, so what's the secret behind the company's success?

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New Belvidere North High School Principal Named

Updated: 04/20/2006 - Two-time Indiana Principal of the Year winner Richard Kirchner will head the new school in 2007. He as been the principal of Portage, Indiana's high school.

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Topinka: Ryan Verdict Will Make Voters More Picky

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Posted: 04/18/2006 - Republican gubernatorial candidate Judy Baar Topinka says the conviction of former Gov. George Ryan will make voters more picky about the candidates they elect to office.

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Crime Stoppers 4/17

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Updated: 04/18/2006 - $25,000 is the reward being offered for information about the last month’s murder in Beloit.

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History of Manufacturing

Posted: 04/17/2006 - Manufacturing companies have been Rockford's biggest employers for more than a century, so we wanted to highlight the many success stories and the struggles.

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Alderman Wants to See Drug Bust Money Used to Clean Up Streets

Posted: 04/17/2006 - Graffiti artists are taking aim on certain areas in Rockford, and at least one alderman is determined to make them pay for driving businesses away. Police seize over $200,000 each year in drug busts throughout the city. Most of that money goes back into the department to finance needed equipment. However, Alderman Victory Bell wants to see that money put back into cleaning up the community.

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Local Group Looks to Curb Drinking and Driving During Prom Season

Posted: 04/16/2006 - Prom is one of the most memorable events in any teenager's life. However, a few bad decisions can easily turn a delightful night into a deadly night. Mothers Against Drunk Driving is taking measures to prevent that from happening here.

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Firefighter Fundraiser

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Updated: 04/16/2006 - A tragic snowmobiling accident last month cost the Cherry Valley Fire Department one of its most beloved firefighters.

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Nursing Home Violations

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Updated: 04/16/2006 - The State of Illinois released a list of serious violations for the month of February.

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Home Rule Debate Over

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Updated: 04/16/2006 - The Home Rule petition drive is called off for now.

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Crime Stoppers 4/14

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Updated: 04/17/2006 - Police need your help in nabbing these people:

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Former Sheriff Candidate Indicted

Updated: 04/14/2006 - He says he was running to make a difference, but Friday Timothy Demers turned himself into authorities after a grand jury indicted him on forgery charges.

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Good Friday

Updated: 04/14/2006 - About 50 Catholics and Protestants united this Good Friday to walk for justice in Rockford. They stopped at 14 places around downtown, praying for peace and mercy.

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New Beloit Superintendent

Updated: 04/14/2006 - The next Beloit superintendent is a former coach and police officer. He also has 20 years of experience working in education.

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Save a Tree; Recycle Your Old Phonebooks

Updated: 04/13/2006 - New telephone directories are currently being distributed throughout our area. Instead of throwing your old phonebooks in the trash, why not help out our local environment by recycling them?

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Connecting Our Future Campaign

Posted: 04/13/2006 - They are the institutions that we entrust with our health and the health of our loved ones. Thursday, Rockford's three major hospitals announced a commitment to help improve the health of our community as a whole.

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