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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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Mercury Reduction Program to Start in Rockford

Posted: 05/01/2006 - ROCKFORD – Building on efforts to reduce mercury emissions and protect the public health, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Doug Scott announced a new initiative to expand the collection and recycling of climate control thermostats that contain mercury switches.

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NIU Students to Pitch Business Plan to Belvidere Company

Posted: 05/01/2006 - As a company that traditionally makes products for the metal working industry, Deveco did not have a clear idea of how to introduce its new bio-based cleaning product to the general public.

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Immigration Reform

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Updated: 05/01/2006 - Officials gear up for a massive event to support immigration reform.

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No One Injured in 7th Street Shootout

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Posted: 04/30/2006 - Gunfire and squealing tires interrupt an otherwise peaceful evening. Nobody was injured, however according to local residents, today's shootout was indicative of a larger problem in the area.

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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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