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County Board Passes Controversial Subdivision

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Posted: 05/11/2006 - Winnebago County has a controversial subdivision of its own. Neighbors have long opposed the Stormont Highlands subdivision slated for the corner of Montague and Weldon Roads. Their concerns range from traffic to a strain on area schools, but despite the emotional testimony, the board still gave its vote of approval.

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Beloit Drug Bust

Updated: 05/12/2006 - It's one of the biggest drug busts in Rock County in recent history, more than a dozen men arrested and now behind bars.

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Alan Beaman Appeals Murder Conviction

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Updated: 05/12/2006 - Alan Beaman is in the Dixon prison serving a 60 year sentence for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lockmiller. 23 News has an exclusive look at new evidence his attorneys believe will win his next appeal.

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Job Fair

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Updated: 05/11/2006 - A Chrysler supplier is also looking for employees.

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A Community Without a Home

Updated: 05/10/2006 - One group of the homeless population exists in a society most of us never see. They live in the woods, under the city's bridges; they're called campers.

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Winnebago Granary Fire

Updated: 05/10/2006 - A granary fire leveled a building at the Delong granary in Winnebago Wednesday morning.

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Winnebago County Planned Community Development

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Updated: 05/10/2006 - It would bring millions of dollars to the school district and bring a one of a kind subdivision just south east of the Village of Winnebago, but do they want it?

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Some District Jobs Spared

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Updated: 05/10/2006 - The State of Illinois is saving jobs in the Rockford School District.

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Crimestoppers

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Updated: 05/10/2006 - Area Crime Stoppers has been assisting area law enforcement agencies bring in fugitives since 1981.

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Tuition Aid

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Updated: 05/10/2006 - Speaking of money, if you have kids enrolled in an Illinois college and you make less than $200,000 a year, at least $500 could be headed your way.

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Kerry Beloit

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Updated: 05/10/2006 - Job cuts at a Stateline company cost nearly 50 people their jobs. Kerry Americas says come July 46 employees will lose their jobs.

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Potawatomi

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Updated: 05/10/2006 - The farmland the Potawotomi Tribe bought cost more than $70,000 per acre. The tribe owns a casino in Topeka, Kansas.

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Casino in Shabbona?

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Posted: 05/09/2006 - On Tuesday a Native American tribe made a much anticipated announcement, but it wasn't exactly what residents were expecting.

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Retail Incentives

Updated: 05/09/2006 - It's often times turns into "A Tale Of Two Cities," but ultimately only one municipality wins. But that might change.

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Beloit Casino Project

Posted: 05/09/2006 - It's been six long years for the Saint Croix and Bad River bands of the Chippewa tribes, eager to build a casino on a 92 acre parcel of land in Beloit. The process has been moving at a turtle pace, but things are pressing forward.

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UPS Expansion = More Jobs

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Posted: 05/09/2006 - The expansion project will increase UPS's sorting capability almost 50 percent, but more importantly it will create 200 new jobs in the next three years.

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Gas Station Back Open

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Updated: 05/09/2006 - You could find a lot of drugs in one parking lot.

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Jury Appreciation

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Updated: 05/09/2006 - While many people joke about avoiding it, jury duty is actually a huge responsibility, a privilege and a right.

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Promotions

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Updated: 05/09/2006 - When Chet Epperson was promoted to chief it meant his office as Deputy Chief of Administration was left vacant.

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Job Fair

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Updated: 05/09/2006 - Another Daimler Chrysler plant supplier is looking for employees.

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