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High Water in Stephenson County

Updated: 05/05/2008 - FLOOD SATEMENT The Pecatonica River level at Freeport was 13.50 feet as of 7:30 a.m. Flood stage is 13.00 feet. The river will to continue a very slow fall and could reach 13.00 feet by early Friday morning. This forecast does not take into account predicted rain fall for Tuesday thru Wednesday night.

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Rockford Flood Victims' Insurance Woes

Posted: 05/04/2008 - When it rains it pours. That old expression is all too poignant for Rockford flood victims. After struggling to stay afloat through two devastating floods, many are now breaking the bank to keep their homes insured.

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Belvidere School Gets New Look

Updated: 05/05/2008 - A tight knit community looks back after its teens are split in half...Did iit hurt or help high school students living in Belvidere?

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Rockford Fire Chief Search

Updated: 05/03/2008 - The first discussions got underway Saturday in the effort to find Rockford a new fire chief.

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Rockford Police Standoff

Updated: 05/03/2008 - Rockford police arrest a naked man after a nearly 3-hour standoff and hostage situation inside a downtown apartment building.

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Rockford Elementary Zoning

Updated: 05/02/2008 - The hot topic of elementary zoning returns before the Rockford School board.

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Two Fires in Stillman Valley and Loves Park

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Posted: 05/02/2008 - Eleven area fire departments helped battle a barn blaze in Stillman Valley this morning, and lightning is also to blame for a Loves Park house fire.

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Loves Park Man Gets Free Hearing Aid

Updated: 05/05/2008 - For Al Schoenberg's entire life, he's been hard of hearing, but thanks to a local clinic, he has a new state of the art hearing aid.

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Government Launches Crackdown On Unfair Credit Cards

Posted: 05/02/2008 - The Federal Reserve is expected to vote this afternoon on proposed rules designed to stop credit card companies from unfairly raising interest rates and to make sure they give people enough time to pay their bills.

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President Bush's Iraq Funding Proposal

Posted: 05/02/2008 - President Bush has sent lawmakers a $70 billion request to fund U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan into next spring.

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Student's Phone Dialed 911 But Got No Response, Was Then Murdered

Posted: 05/02/2008 - It turns out that a University of Wisconsin-Madison student tried to call 911 on her cell phone as she was about to be murdered. But the dispatcher couldn't get any answer on the phone and no police were sent to try to see what was wrong.

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Teen Fatalities Drop From Last Year

Posted: 05/02/2008 - Since the institution of more restrictive driving guidelines in January, teen driving deaths in Illinois have fallen.

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Boone County Summit

Updated: 07/23/2010 - The present and future of one the nation's fastest growing counties was laid out Thursday during a special community summit in Belvidere.

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