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Cable Operators To Raise Set Top Box Rates

Posted: 07/05/2007 - Cable companies say they're going to charge more for new set-top cable boxes -- to help pay for more expensive versions being mandated by the Federal Communications Commission.

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Child Makes 287 Calls To 911

Posted: 07/05/2007 - A four year old girl called 911, 287 times last month from a deactivated cell phone.

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Minority Hiring Goals Not Met

Posted: 07/05/2007 - The state's goal of hiring minority-owned firms for five percent of its business hasn't been met in the 23 years of its existence.

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State Budget

Posted: 07/05/2007 - Lawmakers are back in Springfield today for a special session of the Illinois Legislature.

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Honoring Soldiers on the 4th

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Updated: 07/04/2007 - Hundreds of people flock to downtown Rockford to watch the 4th of July parade pass them by and the true spirit of Independence Day is on everyone's mind.

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Residents Fight Housing Plan

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Updated: 07/04/2007 - Neighbors in Roscoe Township gear up for a battle with Roscoe Village leaders. They're protesting a 34-unit housing development.

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Local 4th Of July Celebrations

Updated: 07/04/2007 - All across the country and here in the stateline Americans celebrate the birth of our nation.

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Chrysler Recall

Updated: 07/04/2007 - A blow to Chrysler and their consumers this 4Th of July, thousands of vehicles are being recalled.

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Discovery Center Goes Kaboom

Updated: 07/04/2007 - An early fireworks show leaves a bunch of local kids wide eyed and excited for more tonight.

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New Major At Illinois State University

Updated: 07/04/2007 - It's the wave of the future, renewable energy, and that's exactly what a new degree at Illinois State University would focus on.

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New Hot Dog Eating Champion

Updated: 07/04/2007 - Eating 66 hot dogs in just twelve minutes an American beats out a six time Japanese champ to bring the title back to the states.

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Capturing Saddam

Posted: 07/04/2007 - Lieutenant Steve Russell talks about his unit capturing Saddam Hussein at Patriotic Prayer Breakfast

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Nation Celebrates 4Th of July

Posted: 07/04/2007 - Nineteen checkpoints have opened up at the National Mall in Washington, D-C, allowing people to stake out their spots for tonight's annual fireworks display.

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Teen Pregnancy Rate Drops

Posted: 07/04/2007 - According to a new report, Wisconsin had the tenth lowest birth rate out of all states. Wisconsin had 30 births for every one-thousand female teens.

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Blagojevich Budget

Posted: 07/04/2007 - Governor gears up for special session to resolve budget impasse

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Elementary Zone Talks

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Updated: 07/03/2007 - As Rockford schools are preparing to implement attendance zones at middle and high schools this fall, the wheels are in motion to revamp elementary zones.

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225 Cats Killed

Posted: 07/03/2007 - An out of control situation inside a Boone County home leads to the death of 225 cats.

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Belvidere City Council Says No Way

Updated: 08/16/2007 - A resounding no, that was the Belvidere City Council's answer to a church group's bid to turn the old St. Joseph's Hospital into it's national headquarters.

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Firework Preparations

Updated: 08/16/2007 - It's not easy to have one of the best firework shows in the state, that's why Rockford leaders are already preparing for tomorrow night's festivities.

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Chocolate's Health Benefits

Updated: 08/16/2007 - In medical news tonight, it turns out a bite or two of dark chocolate could help those with high blood pressure.

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Crash Test Results

Updated: 07/03/2007 - A consumer alert about the safety of the cars we drive, bigger might not always be better.

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