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Veteran Benefits

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Updated: 07/09/2005 - The State of Illinois is stepping up efforts to take care of our veterans.

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Fallen Marine's Football Jersey Retired

Updated: 07/10/2005 - Branden Ramey's season with the semi-pro football team the rush is remembered in a special jersey dedication ceremony.

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Carnival Ride Safety

Updated: 07/08/2005 - Carnival rides are fun for just about everyone, but there are things you can do to make sure you and your family stay safe.

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Boone County Land Acquisition

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Updated: 07/08/2005 - With increased development sprouting up around the Stateline, preserving natural lands is a priority. The Boone County Conservation District has recently acquired more than 100 acres bordering the Kishwaukee River.

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Will Drought Affect The Market

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Updated: 07/08/2005 - Corn and soybeans are well behind where they should be. Will this mean we will have to pay extra when buying corn, soybeans or their products?

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London Bombings Video

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Updated: 07/07/2005 - Video of the attacks and state politician's statements.

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Stroller Recall

Updated: 07/07/2005 - The nation's largest children's manufacturer, Graco, is recalling some of its strollers.

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E-85 Fuel

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Updated: 07/07/2005 - It's been dubbed the "American Fuel", a clean, alternative fuel made from a renewable resource, American corn. On Thursday, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin stopped at the Phillips 66 on Sandy Hollow in Rockford to discuss the new energy bill and how it benefits ethanol-based fuel, or E-85.

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Manufacturing Grant

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Updated: 07/07/2005 - A group that's aimed at building a strong manufacturing network in northern Illinois got a boost Wednesday.

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London Terror Bombings Kill 50, Wound 700

Updated: 07/08/2005 - Desperate Londoners hunted for missing relatives on Friday after suspected al Qaeda bombers killed more than 50 people in rush-hour blasts

  • U.S. Raises Alert to Orange for Transit
  • President Bush Cautions Americans

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Transportation Plan

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Updated: 07/06/2005 - Every 5 years, communities are required to update long range transportation plans. The Rockford Area Transportation Study, or RATS, is currently in the update process.

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Shelter Grants

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Updated: 07/06/2005 - Four organizations in Winnebago and Boone County are sharing some state money to better serve the homeless.

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Tax Incentive Decision Put On Hold

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Updated: 07/06/2005 - A proposed 10-year tax incentive plan to lure new jobs to Winnebago County is held over until next week.

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IL DNA backlog eliminated

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Updated: 07/05/2005 - Illinois state police today announced they have finally eliminated an enormous backlog in testing D-N-A samples.

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Confiscated Fireworks

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Updated: 07/05/2005 - Americans celebrated the Fourth of July Weekend with patriotic pageants and fireworks shows but unfortunately, too many people take the law into their own hands and buy illegal fireworks.

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