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Energy From Ethanol Byproducts

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Posted: 03/24/2006 - When crude oil was first refined many byproducts were created, and wasted. But over the years technology advanced and now plastics, synthetic rubber, and even fertilizers can be made from those byproducts. Will ethanol byproducts follow suit?

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Minuteman Project in Rockford

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Updated: 03/23/2006 - They've sparked furious protests in many communities across America and opponents call them racist. Minutemen are meeting in Rockford this weekend. The organizer of this group in Illinois says they're just trying to uphold the law.

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Rockford Fugitive Arrested

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - Police have captured a teenager wanted for the shooting death of a Rockford girl five months ago.

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Offer Rescinded

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Posted: 03/22/2006 - David Purdy's Offer Rescinded

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What's Next for North Boone

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Updated: 03/22/2006 - North Boone taxpayers said no to the school districts proposed tax hike...the referendum was asking voters to approve the sale of 10-million dollars of bonds to help pay for additions to the districts schools.

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No funding for residential road projects?

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Posted: 03/22/2006 - On Tuesday Rockford voters turned down the proposed one percent sales tax increase. It would have been the main source of funding for road projects in Rockford this year. Now aldermen will have to put many road projects on the chopping block.

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The Final Sprint

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - It's mile 25 and a half in a marathon they've been running for months. Adrenaline is pumping and that thirst for victory is becoming more pronounced. The final sprint to the gubernatorial primaries is upon us....so what can we expect?

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I-39 Rollover

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Posted: 03/20/2006 - A single vehicle accident takes one life and threatens the safety of many others.

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Lawmakers Attack Bernie Mac's Contract

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Posted: 03/20/2006 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Some Illinois lawmakers aren't happy about the half-million-dollar contract entertainer Bernie Mac is getting to promote a new state lottery game.

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Race For Votes

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Posted: 03/19/2006 - Republican candidates for Illinois Governor make rounds over the weekend.

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Deadly Accident

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Posted: 03/19/2006 - A stretch of roadway that's very dark and dangerous turns deadly.

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3rd Anniversary

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Posted: 03/19/2006 - It's officials, the war in Iraq is now 3-years-old and U.S. troops are beginning their 4th year trying to finish what they began March 19, 2003.

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Relief Trip to Mississippi

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Posted: 03/18/2006 - Nearly seven months after hurricane Katrina slammed the gulf coast... The stateline is still responding. People from United Methodist churches in northern Illinois leave Sunday morning for Mississippi, many of them for the second time. While the needs of this trip will be different, much of what they will see is the same.

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Jail Healthcare

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - Its been a year since the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford took over medical services at the Winnebago County Jail. Two weeks ago, the college added a medical student to the rotation allowing students to get hands on experience in correctional medicine.

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