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Guiding Light Leaves CBS

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Posted: 04/01/2009 - The lights are dimming on a CBS soap opera that's been around for 72 years. The Guiding Light will air it's final episode on September 18th.

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Illinois Winter Moratorium Law Expires

Updated: 04/01/2009 - With the coming of spring some Illinois utility customers who are behind on their payments may be left in the dark.

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Engineer Blamed For 2007 Amtrak Crash

Posted: 04/01/2009 - The collision of an Amtrak train and a freight train in 2007 that injured 71 is being blamed on the passenger train's engineer.

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Kroger chain recalls mayo in three states

Posted: 04/01/2009 - The Kroger supermarket chain says it's recalling some store brand mayonnaise sold in three states because it may be contaminated with salmonella.

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New Rockford Charter Proposal for Boys Only

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Rockford's charter school movement keeps picking up steam. Now a fourth proposal is in the works. Unlike the three charters the school board already approved, the organizers are all from Rockford and this school would be for boys only.

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No merger for Rockford Health System

Posted: 03/31/2009 - A deal that would have merged Rockford Health System, including Rockford Memorial Hosptial, with one of the Chicago area's largest healthcare providers, is off the table tonight.

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Miraculous recovery for Freeport native who was shot

Posted: 03/31/2009 - The recovery of a Freeport native who was shot execution style in Cleveland last month, is being hailed as nothing short of a miracle. In fact 26-year-old Jory Aebly spoke with reporters about his amazing recovery for the first time today.

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Morrissey Launches Campaign Charges

Updated: 03/31/2009 - One week before the election, the race for Rockford Mayor heats up with serious charges about immoral and illegal campaign tactics.

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Fatal U.S. 20 Crash, One Person Dead

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Updated: 03/31/2009 - We now know the name of the man who died in a one car accident this afternoon on U.S. 20 near Montague Rd.

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South Beloit Sewage Sales Tax

Updated: 07/22/2010 - A sales tax proposal in South Beloit would be used to build a new water treatment plant, but not everyone in town is on board.

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Global box office up 5.6 percent to $28.1 billion

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The head of the Motion Picture Association of America says the movie industry shouldn't apologize or be ashamed of its success in a down economy as moviegoers pushed global box office revenues to a record $28.1 billion in 2008.

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Records Show Tribune Co. Lobbying Of Blago

Posted: 03/31/2009 - New state records reveal heavy lobbying last year by Tribune Co. representatives looking to get then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich to agree to having the state buy Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs.

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Obama leaves White House for European meetings

Posted: 03/31/2009 - President Barack Obama left for Europe Tuesday, packing a weighty agenda as he heads for critical economic and political talks in his first journey across the Atlantic since taking office two months ago.

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$12 million in stimulus money for O'Hare

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Chicago officials say the $15 billion expansion project for O'Hare International Airport won't receive federal stimulus money because it doesn't qualify under the Obama administration's criteria.

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