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Freeport Soldier Awarded Medal

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - Parents of military personnel are overwhelmed with a sense of pride, proud that their children have made a profound commitment to their country. But when a child is awarded a medal for their service one can only imagine that pride increases ten-fold and one Freeport family is experiencing just that.

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Reporting Crime

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Updated: 11/22/2005 - It's a number we all know but where the calls are coming from is making a major difference to law enforcement.

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Toy Safety

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Updated: 11/22/2005 - Hazardous toys continue to be sold in stores across the country, according to the 20th annual toy safety survey released by Illinois Public Interest Research Group (Illinois PIRG).

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The Truth About Meth

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Updated: 11/21/2005 - Just hearing the components that are used to make methamphetamine will make you shudder.

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Travel Outlook

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Updated: 11/20/2005 - Highways and airports will be just as busy as you'd expect this Thanksgiving holiday.

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One Wrong Move

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Posted: 11/20/2005 - A pedestrian is struck and killed on US Route 20.

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Robbery Shoot-out

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Updated: 11/19/2005 - Friday night a Rockford business owner shot an armed robber who police say was running away from his store. The incident has many wondering when it is safe to intervene in a crime.

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Start Bagging

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Updated: 11/19/2005 - Leaf pick-up program set to start.

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Kegel Harley Celebrates a Birthday

Updated: 11/18/2005 - Kegel Harley Davidson is the world's oldest family owned Harley dealership. Friday night, they celebrated in style.

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MADD

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Updated: 11/18/2005 - More than 37 million Americans plan to hit the road this Thanksgiving. And while the holidays are a time to be merry, some can take it a little too far, and put themselves and others in danger. An organization new to our area is working to stop this problem.

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A Redevelopment Project Draws Criticism in Rockford

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Updated: 11/18/2005 - The proposed Hope VI TIF project will vastly improve the infrastructure on Rockford's west side. Residents say that construction will require the removal of their landscaping.

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Hot Toys for Christmas 2005

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Updated: 04/20/2006 - Santa is going to be busy this season!! The long lists of toy requests are heading to the North Pole and a lot of new toys are creating quite a buzz. Those "manufacturing-elves" are clocking some overtime. Let's take a look at some of the hottest selections for Christmas....

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WinGIS Day

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Updated: 11/16/2005 - Wednesday was International GIS Day, and you're not alone if you don't know what a Geographic Information System is, but chances are it has helped you in some way.

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Dance Revolution

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Updated: 11/16/2005 - It's a true phenomena that has danced its way into arcades and homes throughout the world.

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Heating Dangers

Updated: 04/20/2006 - With the fear that our heating bills could increase by 70% this winter, many are looking at alternative heating sources. But some of those sources like wood burning stoves or electric heaters can be a breeding ground for fires if users aren't careful.

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Medicare Part D

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Updated: 11/15/2005 - It's the biggest change in Medicare in the last 40 years but it's not the easiest to understand.

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Home Rule Rally

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Updated: 11/15/2005 - Those in favor or against, home rule rallied and asked questions about bringing the measure back to Forest City.

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