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Memorial Service for Stateline Native Killed in Buffalo Plane Crash

Posted: 02/28/2009 - One of the passengers killed in the upstate New York plane crash earlier this month grew up in Rockford. Today, friends and family members gathered to remember Kristin Safran. 23 News Reporter Whitney Martin attended a memorial service in her honor.

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Local Reaction to Iraq War Deadline

Updated: 02/27/2009 - President Obama's August 2010 deadline to end combat operations in Iraq brings a big sense of relief to Stateline families with loved ones overseas.

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Byron Teens Hospitalized in Car Wreck

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Four Byron teenagers are hospitalized tonight after a car accident that shut down part of Route 2 for two hours tonight.

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Outreach for Arts in Rockford

Posted: 02/27/2009 - An upcoming dinner, raffle and silent auction event, promises to be a lot of fun and supports a great cause.

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Ex-Jail Deputy Gets Prison For Smuggling In Drugs

Posted: 02/27/2009 - A former jail guard in Arkansas has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for sneaking syringes, marijuana and cell phones to inmates by hiding the items in food.

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Chicago Mayor Not Revealing Project List

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says he is holding back his list of projects that could be funded by federal stimulus money because he's afraid of raising political expectations.

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Rep. Davis Says He Sees Black Support For Burris

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Congressman Danny Davis says there appears to be overwhelming sentiment among blacks that Sen. Roland Burris shouldn't resign as many are calling on him to do.

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McCain Backs Obama's Iraq Troop Withdrawal Plan

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Sen. John McCain, who lost the presidency to Barack Obama last fall, is supporting Obama's new plan to pull most U.S. troops out of Iraq by the fall of 2010.

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United Way of Rock River Valley Names Logli CEO

Posted: 02/27/2009 - United Way of Rock River Valley today announced that Paul Logli has been named to the position of President and CEO. Logli has served as the organization’s interim CEO since December 1, 2008.

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Obama to Rescind Bush Abortion Rule

Posted: 02/27/2009 - The Obama administration is moving to rescind a federal rule that reinforced protections for medical providers who refuse to perform abortions and other procedures on moral grounds.

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Governor Renews Demand for Senator to Quit

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Gov. Pat Quinn says if embattled U.S. Sen. Roland Burris doesn't quit within the next two weeks, he wants lawmakers to approve a special election that could remove Burris from office.

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Economy Shrinks Even more than Expected in 4th Quarter

Posted: 02/27/2009 - The government says the economy shrank at a staggering 6.2 % pace at the end of 2008, the worst showing in a quarter-century. Consumers and businesses ratcheted back spending, plunging the country deeper into recession.

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Spring Community College Enrollment at Another Record High

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Posted: 02/27/2009 - The statewide Full Time Equivalency Spring Enrollments at Illinois Community Colleges reached a record 202,804 for the current semester, an increase of 4.2% from last year, according to recently released figures from the Illinois Community College Board.

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Illinois Gets Chunk of Stimulus Money

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Stateline leaders find out more today on how the money from the president's stimulus plan will be divied up locally.

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