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Farmer Donates Equipment for Grain Bin Rescues

Updated: 03/22/2014 - Roger Bates nearly lost his life back in January after falling into his grain bin and being buried for hours. Now, the farmer doesn't want to see anyone stuck in the same situation.

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Another Big Ten School May Be Established in Illinois

Posted: 03/21/2014 - SPRINGFIELD (WIFR) -- Two Illinois state senators are introducing legislation to make another Illinois university a Big Ten school. They say it will keep tuition low and retain home-grown talent in Illinois.

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Auto Thefts Declining in Rockford

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Updated: 03/20/2014 - With the extreme cold this past winter, it might have been easier to leave your car running when heading into the grocery store, but one police task force says that probably was not the best idea.

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Stephenson County Sales Tax Voted Down

Updated: 11/04/2014 - Some school in Stephenson County will not be getting more money after a sales tax is voted down. Instead, property taxes could be going up.

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Voters Turn Down Sales Tax Increase in Roscoe

Updated: 11/04/2014 - It looks like the roads in Roscoe won’t be getting fixed any time soon. Voters turned down a sales tax referendum last night that would’ve paid for repairs.

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RAEDC Names Next President

Posted: 03/18/2014 - After spending nearly a year on an extensive search, the Rockford Area Economic Development Council has chosen its next president.

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