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Winnebago County Budget

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Posted: 03/26/2009 - Almost a week after announcing millions of dollars in budget cuts, Winnebago County makes some additional moves, trying to both lure people to leave while protecting those staying on.

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Correa unlike past Rockford mayoral candidates

Posted: 03/26/2009 - Our fourth and final Rockford mayoral candidate profile is unlike any previous profile you've seen. But to Green Party candiate Jesus correa, that's just fine with him.

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Belvidere Mayoral Debate

Posted: 03/26/2009 - A plan debate between Belivdere mayoral candidates became a little one sided tonight.

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Record-Setting Woman Truck Driver

Updated: 09/04/2009 - It's a feat some of us could only dream of: A Beloit Frito-Lay truck driver has driven two million miles without getting in an accident. That's a new record for female drivers and proof positive that women can drive.

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Chicago 2016 signs equality document

Posted: 03/26/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- The president of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games says the committee has agreed to share any hiring and economic opportunities with underserved communities.

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Ill. grand jury indicts alleged church shooter

Posted: 03/26/2009 - EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- The man accused of shooting a southwestern Illinois pastor through the heart during his Sunday sermon earlier this month has been indicted on murder charges.

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Furlough Fallout

Posted: 03/26/2009 - 23 News walks you through the pros and cons of accepting a furlough

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Dozens Indicted in Federal Mortgage Fraud Sting

Posted: 03/26/2009 - Federal officials in Chicago say that two dozen bankers, lawyers, mortgage brokers and other real estate professionals have been indicted in a $4.2 million sting operation designed to crack down on burgeoning mortgage fraud.

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After 4 weeks, Panel has no plan for Illinois Budget

Posted: 03/26/2009 - Despite four weeks of hearings that included testimony from 38 expert witnesses, The Illinois Senate Committee on Deficit Reduction has adjourned without producing any proposals for reducing the Illinois deficit.

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Morrissey Campaign Sign Controversy

Posted: 03/25/2009 - The man who owns a Rockford women's health center that performs abortions wants to press charges against Mayor Larry Morrissey's campaign manager for plucking campaign signs off clinic property.

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Rockford Mayoral Debate

Posted: 03/25/2009 - The four candidates for Rockford mayor take on tough issues and each other, in a debate at the Coronado theater. Here's a look at what's up for discussion between the four very different men.

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Chronic Pain Help

Updated: 03/25/2009 - Thousands of people in the Stateline suffer from some type of chronic pain. And on Wednesday night, some came to a Rockford hospital in search of relief.

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No Plan for Illinois Budget

Posted: 03/25/2009 - Despite four weeks of hearings that included testimony from 38 expert witnesses, The Illinois Senate Committee on Deficit Reduction adjourned today without producing any proposals for reducing the Illinois deficit.

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