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"Husband for Rent" Ad Draws Attention

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16 mins ago - Cherry Valley couple with an idea and some spare time are turning heads with a catchy newspaper headline. They've been receiving a lot of calls about the ad titled "Rent My Husband."

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Local Organization is Helping Register Young Voters

Updated: 10:55 PM - Voter registration tables are set up at several different Schnuck's locations around the area. It's an organized effort by the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford to get young voters registered.

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20th Annual Rock River Valley Blood Drive

Posted: 10:41 PM - More than 300 lives may have been saved by the gift of giving this weekend. Well over 100 people, in Rockford, donated a pint of their life source at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall for the 20th Rock River Valley Blood Center Blood Drive.

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8th Annual YES! Summit Gathers in Beloit

Updated: 10:53 PM - Suicide is a silent killer among teenagers. Often, family members and friends of the victims say they never saw any warning signs so some Beloit families came together to help avoid any more tragedies.

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Alpine Hills Offers Free Skiing and Tubing

Updated: 10:47 PM - For three days, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, Gateway Parks is offering the chance to play outdoors for free. That includes free skiing and tubing all day long, from 10am until 8pm.

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Thousands Attend Funeral For Joy Lambert

Posted: 6:15 PM - Thousands of people came to pay their respects to Joy Lambert, the woman killed earlier this week after a car fleeing from a sheriff's deputy slammed into hers cutting it in half and leaving little left of the car behind.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, Dies

Posted: 5:18 PM - U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, has died at age 79. The U.S. Marshal's Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in the Big Bend area of South Texas. The Service's spokeswoman says Scalia went to bed and did not wake up. It appears he died of natural causes.

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Rockford Police Respond to Accident Spree

Posted: 2:24 PM - Officers say drivers taking re-route paths to avoid E. State St. need to slow down and drive carefully through residential areas, as several accidents have occurred.

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Rockford Housing Authority Receives HUD Award of over $3 Million

Posted: 11:46 AM - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban and Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro is announcing that HUD is allocating over $113 million to public housing authorities in Illinois. Rockford Housing Authority will receive $3 million to make needed capital improvements in their properties.

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McCain Foods Pork Products Recalled for Contamination

Updated: 11:40 AM - McCain Foods USA, Inc., a Lisle, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 25,215 pounds of bacon fritters that may be contaminated with extraneous plastic materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

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MercyRockford Breaks Ground on New Clinic

Posted: 02/12/2016 - MercyRockford Health System breaks ground on a new facility that promises new employment opportunities and better healthcare services for families.

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Beloit Police Launch "Most Wanted" Website

Posted: 02/12/2016 - It helped catch the recent killers of 5 year old Austin Ramos Jr. and now Beloit’s finest are trying something new to take more criminals off of their streets.

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