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Agency reviews why disabled abuse uninvestigated

Updated: 06/30/2012 - The Illinois Department of Human Services has announced it is "re-evaluating" the role of its Office of the Inspector General following a report the agency failed to investigate the deaths of disabled who allegedly were victims of neglect and abuse.

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Take Your Brat To Work Day

Posted: 06/29/2012 - WANT BRATS FOR BREAKFAST? Join Alpine Kiwanis for 23WIFR’s “Take Your Brat to Work Day” Friday, July 20th from 6:00 – 10:00 am only from the Drive-Thru at the N. Alpine & Harlem Rd. Logli location. Breakfast Brats available for $2.50 each.

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Sidewalks fill as cities celebrate gay community

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Posted: 06/24/2012 - The sidewalks of downtown San Francisco are crowded with colorful revelers as the city marks its 42nd year celebrating the lesbian, gay and transgender community.

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Murder Suspect Now in Custody

Updated: 06/24/2012 - The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department arrests a woman they say murdered her newborn baby.

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Rodney King Dead

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Posted: 06/17/2012 - Police say Rodney King's fiancDee heard a splash and went outside to find him at the bottom of the pool.

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Tax-break transparency bill sent to Gov. Quinn

Updated: 06/04/2012 - Before they left Springfield last week lawmakers sent Gov. Pat Quinn a bill that would require Illinois to publicly reveal the details of corporate tax breaks as soon as the deals are complete.

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More advanced therapies are being aimed at cancer

Posted: 06/03/2012 - New research shows a sharp escalation in the weapons race against cancer. Scientists are reporting success with several high-tech approaches long dreamed of but not possible or proven to work until now.

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Walker: Recall win would vindicate tough decisions

Posted: 06/03/2012 - Gov. Scott Walker says if he survives Tuesday's recall election, his victory will send the message that voters really do want their politicians to make tough decisions.

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Business Owners React to 173 Construction

Posted: 05/21/2012 - One of the stateline's busiest shopping destinations will soon see road closures, adding to what many drivers already consider the 173 headache.

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NATO Summit-Protester Arrests,94

Posted: 05/20/2012 - Chicago police have arrested seven people who were carrying rocks and bottles to the NATO Summit protest march.

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NATO Terror Threats

Posted: 05/19/2012 - Prosecutors say three men arrested in a raid on a Chicago apartment had planned to attack President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home and other targets, including police stations and police cars.

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US airstrike kills senior al-Qaida leader in Yemen

Posted: 05/06/2012 - Yemeni officials say an airstrike has killed a top al-Qaida leader on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship. U.S. officials say the strike was carried out by the CIA.

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Wife saw bullet hole while Skyping with soldier

Posted: 05/06/2012 - The family of an Army officer serving in Afghanistan said Sunday his wife saw a bullet hole in the closet behind him after he collapsed during a Skype video chat.

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