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Three People Killed in Accident on I-90 Near Riverside

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Updated: 06/25/2005 - It was a terrible scene Friday afternoon on I-90 near the Riverside exit. A truck rolled over on its side with a car trapped underneath and flames quickly destroyed both with people still inside.

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Fields Project Arts Festival

Updated: 06/24/2005 - It has been said that "agriculture is food for the table; art is food for the soul." One Ogle County town is working to be an art center in a rural community.

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How Do We Stop the Violence

Updated: 06/24/2005 - Ex-gang members speak out on how the city is going in the wrong direction when trying to solve the violent crime problem.

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Tips on Beating the Heat

Updated: 06/24/2005 - Temperatures are expected to climb dangerously high over the next few days. The heat index is predicted to hit 100 degrees. Here are some tips on what to eat, what to drink and where to go to keep cool.

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Airport Growth

Updated: 06/23/2005 - For the past week we've been highlighting the city of Rockford and the different institutions that make our town unique.

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2005 Cooling Sites

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Updated: 06/23/2005 - Here is a list of Cooling Sites in our area:

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Deadly Accident in Rock County

Updated: 06/23/2005 - A later morning wreck involving a truck vs. motorcycle killed two at the intersection of Route 11 and Hanover Road.

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Solving the Prostitution Problem

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Updated: 06/23/2005 - A new strategy being used in Chicago will put the faces of men charged with soliciting prostitution on a public website. Could this come to Rockford?

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Meningitis Vaccinations

Updated: 06/22/2005 - The Winnebago County Health Department is offering meningitis shots Thursday.

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I-LOAN Mortgage Program

Updated: 06/22/2005 - It's no secret that increased homeownership benefits an entire community. Since 1967, the Illinois Housing Development Authority has been making homeownership possible for thousands of working families.

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Keeping Kids Cool in Hot Summer Heat

Updated: 06/22/2005 - There's only one way to describe it; it's hot outside! Temperatures aren't expected to let up for days, but the heat isn't likely to keep our kids from venturing outside. Here are some tips to keep our kids cool.

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Boone County Accident

Updated: 06/22/2005 - One man is injured in a two-car accident at the intersection of Bypass 20 and Irene Road in Boone County.

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Ron Gidwitz Runs for Governor

Updated: 06/22/2005 - A man who once led the state Board of Education is running for Governor of Illinois next year.

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Truant Students Speak Out

Updated: 06/22/2005 - Rockford schools administration tries to keep truancy down by seeking the help of truant students.

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Laptop Problems

Updated: 06/21/2005 - Laptops have become a staple of business and educational computing, but laptops are not ergonomic because the keyboard and screen are too close together. The result: either poor neck/head posture or poor hand/wrist posture.

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OUR TOWN: Discovering Burpee

Updated: 06/23/2005 - Over the next five years, it's estimated that 50,000 new visitors will come to Rockford with one exhibit in mind: Jane.

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PETA Loses Effort to Bar Elephant Move

Updated: 06/21/2005 - A federal judge in Washington Tuesday ruled four elephants out of a herd of 12 can be transferred from a McHenry County circus-training facility to an animal foundation in Oklahoma.

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Gidwitz Announces Bid for Governor

Updated: 06/21/2005 - A former business executive who once led the State Board of Education says he's running for governor in 2006 with a focus on fiscal responsibility and ending what he calls "pay-to-play" politics.

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Ashley Simpson's Family Speaks Out

Updated: 06/21/2005 - Nineteen-year-old Ashley Simpson of Machesney Park was killed in a hit and run accident. Her family is in disbelief, and is working to make sure this doesn't happen to someone else.

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