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Police Shut Down BP Amoco Gas Station on Auburn

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Posted: 04/30/2006 - A gas station on Auburn Road in Rockford is no longer open. Police say it is a haven for illegal activities such as drug dealing as well as a recent shooting. Police say for every step forward the station took in making itself a safer place, it took two steps backward.

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Pair of Local Gas Stations Fails Alcohol Compliance Checks

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Posted: 04/30/2006 - Rockford police conducted alcohol compliance checks at 18 different gas stations. The checks were to determine whether or not the stations were following local laws prohibiting minors from purchasing alcohol.

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New Chief, Part 2

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Updated: 04/30/2006 - Badges, bikes and bars, that's how many see the Police Department, but new Police Chief Chet Epperson wants to change that. He wants a department that works closely with its residents.

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Autism Awareness

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Updated: 04/28/2006 - Now-a-days one in every 166 kids is autistic.

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Heroin Deaths

Updated: 04/28/2006 - Two more people have died from suspected heroin overdoses in Rockford this week.

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Hispanic Conference

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Updated: 04/28/2006 - Given the current struggles of the Hispanic community, many say leadership skills among citizens are more important than ever.

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Rockford Library Closed May 6

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Posted: 04/28/2006 - Rockford Public Library's main library will be closing its doors to the public next Saturday because the building will be the site of the Minutemen's Town Hall meeting.

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TDS in New Hiring Phase

Posted: 04/28/2006 - TDS U.S. Automotive, which provides logistics services to the Daimler Chrysler Belvidere Assembly Plant, continues to recruit more than 50 potential employees for its growing operation.

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Police

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Updated: 04/28/2006 - Garbage, gangs, and graffiti are the top priorities for Rockford's new Police Chief Chet Epperson.

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Tollway

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Updated: 04/28/2006 - Gov. Blagojevich wants to lease or sell the tollway system, but area legislators say no way.

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107-Year-Old

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Updated: 04/28/2006 - The year she was born, William McKinley was president. The Spanish-American war had just ended, the paperclip was invented, and there were only 45 U.S. states.

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Driveway Murder

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Updated: 04/28/2006 - This spree of violence began late last night when a 34-year-old Rockford man is gunned down and killed in a driveway.

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Durbin and Gas Prices

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Updated: 04/27/2006 - Senate Democrats, especially Senator Dick Durbin, are ripped about the rising gas prices.

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Crusader Donation

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Updated: 04/27/2006 - Rockford's Crusader Clinic gets funding to renovate two facilities.

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Chrysler Day

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Updated: 04/27/2006 - This is a big day of celebration in Belvidere as Growth Dimensions, the city's economic development, flourishes.

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Hononegah Teacher Honored

Posted: 04/26/2006 - She's the pride of Illinois, the 2005-2006 teacher of the year for our state, and she's one of our own.

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Hilltop Community Center

Updated: 04/27/2006 - The landscape between Roscoe and Machesney Park will soon see another big change.

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