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Increased Juror Pay Could Hurt Stateline Counties

Posted: 12/05/2014 - STATELINE (WIFR) -- A bill is waiting on Governor Quinn's desk that would require counties to increase how much people make while serving on juries but it's not clear where the counties would get the extra money for that.

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Community Coming Together to Help the Homeless

Posted: 12/05/2014 - Thousands are living on the streets in Rockford, many in places called “tent cities,” or make-shift communities where families sleep outside. Since our story on this aired, many of our viewers have been reaching out to those in need.

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One Year Later: Violent Crimes Task Force

Updated: 12/03/2014 - The Winnebago County Violent Crimes Task Force was formed a year ago and today they met to talk about ways to bring the crime rate down.

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Developer Plans to Demolish Essex Plant

Posted: 12/03/2014 - Once a thriving symbol for the manufacturing sector of Rockford, the Essex Plant has stood idle for the last 12 years, but now a new developer wants to bring life to the run down facility.

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Rauner Meets With State Lawmakers

Posted: 12/02/2014 - SPRINGFIELD (WIFR) -- It appears Pat Quinn's tenure as Illinois Governor will run out without a vote on a statewide minimum wage hike.

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Fighting the Holiday Blues

Updated: 12/02/2014 - ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- While many of us are hoping for sunshine, a local doctor says some people need it more than we think. Experts say if we're feeling down, it could be more than just the "holiday blues."

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