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Local Swimming Pools Facing Shutdown

Updated: 10/03/2011 - Licensed swimming pools across the state are in danger of being closed. The reason: their suction systems.

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On Parole, Out on Bail; Burglar Continues to Strike

Updated: 10/11/2011 - A Rockford man has spent more than thirty years behind bars for burglarizing area businesses, but since he was released from prison Aug. 1 police say he's been involved in six more burglaries.

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Job Cuts Looming for Beloit Police, Fire

Posted: 09/26/2011 - Six firemen and six police officers are scheduled to be cut, as a part of Beloit’s 2012 budget. And neither department is going down without a fight.

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Drug Bust Update

Updated: 09/26/2011 - New information on the massive drug bust we first told you about on Friday. We now know Mexican drug cartels are involved in transporting $9.5 million worth of pot to Rockford.

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Churchill Park Demolitions Begin

Updated: 09/25/2011 - The demolitions of houses in the Churchill Park neighborhood continue this week, stemming from devastating floods in 2006.

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Kroger, Hilander Donate to Local Food Pantry

Updated: 09/25/2011 - Before the Kroger chapter of Hilander supermarket's history closes, the company had one more gift to give back to the Stateline community, approximately 12,000 to 15,000 pounds of food to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

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Angel Food Ministries Closes After 17 Years

Updated: 09/24/2011 - For the past 17 years, angel food ministries provided groceries to thousands of needy families, including hundreds in Rockford. That all came to an end this week as the non profit company closed their doors for good.

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Freeport Ahead of New Electricity Curve

Updated: 09/23/2011 - Buying electricity directly from suppliers may soon be an option in Illinois, and one local town is already ahead of the curve.

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Rockford Airfest Reacts to Deadly Air Show Crashes

Updated: 09/19/2011 - In a span of less than 24 hours, plane crashes claimed a combined 11 lives at Nevada and West Virginia air shows, leaving those in charge of Rockford's Airfest to take a close look at their own safety precautions.

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RFD Reports Increase in Passenger Traffic

Posted: 09/14/2011 - Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) reports a 15.5 percent year-to-date increase in passenger traffic as of August 2011 compared the same time frame in 2010.

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Airline: 3 detained in Detroit after flight

Posted: 09/11/2011 - Frontier Airlines says three passengers have been detained at Detroit's Metro Airport after the crew of a flight from Denver reported suspicious activity.

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Trask Bridge Picnic Honors 9/11 Victims

Posted: 09/11/2011 - A special commemoration of the 9/11 attacks was held this afternoon at the 100 year celebration of the first Trask Bridge picnic in the Burritt township.

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