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A Lack of Medicaid Funds Is Causing Nursing Homes to Struggle

Updated: 05/05/2006 - New generation is reaching retirement age, which means long-term assisted living homes are going to need more money to take care of seniors. However, because of late payments from the state, budgets for some local facilities are already stretched to the limit.

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Rockford Redevelopment

Updated: 05/05/2006 - Rockford is selected as the third city for the state's ‘On the Riveredge Redevelopment Initiative.'

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Bomb Threat

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Updated: 05/05/2006 - A bomb threat in Caledonia gave some residents quite a scare Wednesday night.

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Fears

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Updated: 05/05/2006 - Rockford residents are still sickened by Wednesday's murder.

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Murder Motives

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Updated: 05/04/2006 - Many residents want to know why violence has escalated recently. We have answers from the deputy chief of Rockford police.

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Murder

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Updated: 05/04/2006 - He was gunned down...Dragged out into the street and left for dead...

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State Readies Itself for Flu Pandemic

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Posted: 05/03/2006 - There have been ten pandemic flu outbreaks in the past three hundred years, and state officials say if one were to strike now, we are not prepared to handle it. However state officials say there are ways you can keep yourself safe.

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Caledonia Crossings Meeting Cancelled

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Updated: 07/23/2010 - The village of Caledonia has cancelled tomorrow night's meeting to discuss the controversial Caledonia Crossings subdivision. Village officials say the meeting will likely be rescheduled within the next two weeks.

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Rockford Area Transportation Study

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Updated: 05/03/2006 - As gas prices flirt with three dollars per gallon many residents in the Stateline are avoiding unnecessary trips to Chicago.

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Huge New Outlet Mall for Rockford

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Posted: 05/03/2006 - The project could bring hundreds of jobs and more than $100 million into Rockford’s economy every year.

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Crime Commission Looking For Input

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Posted: 05/02/2006 - It takes a village to raise a child and it appears as if it's going to take a community to change the crime problem.

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Target 23

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Updated: 05/02/2006 - It's hard for teachers to reach kids... If the kids aren't in the classroom... Rockford's truancy rate is four times the state's average...

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Road Construction

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Updated: 05/02/2006 - Cars, cones, and construction... Mother nature throws crews for a loss and that has business owners on auburn street wondering if their registers will ever ring again

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Expansion

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Posted: 05/02/2006 - Back in 18-58 Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were heating things up in their debates for the U-S Senate.

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Allergy Season

Posted: 05/02/2006 - An early spring brought happiness to some but misery to the estimated 40 million people suffering with allergies, and here in the stateline the wheezing and sneezing began weeks ahead of schedule.

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No Immigrant March in Rockford

Updated: 05/02/2006 - Hundreds of thousands showed up for a protest in the streets of Chicago Monday. Closer to home, a march in support of fair immigration laws fell through.

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A Marine's Homecoming

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Updated: 05/02/2006 - He is a third generation Marine who signed on the dotted line immediately after graduating from Harlem High School in 2003.

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Student Accountability

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Updated: 05/02/2006 - One of the top five experts, in regards to student achievement, gives advice.

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Gangs

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Updated: 05/02/2006 - Rival gangs in Rockford are flexing their muscles.

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Chicago Protest

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Updated: 05/02/2006 - America's immigrants were making their voices heard by protesting in huge numbers all across the country.

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Cab Murder

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Updated: 05/02/2006 - It's the 5th murder in Rockford in eight days. A cab driver was shot in the head and killed around 10 p.m. Sunday night.

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Stores Closed in Belvidere

Posted: 05/01/2006 - On Monday the city of Belvidere felt the effects of a nationwide economic protest.

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Manufacturing Training

Updated: 05/01/2006 - There's a growing shortage of qualified skilled workers who are applying for manufacturing jobs in the stateline. Now, a new initiative called "manufacturing boot camp" is creating an opportunity for potential employees to get the skills they need to get hired.

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