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Struggles to find work in Rockford could improve Video included

While most people enjoyed the day off on Labor Day, 18-year-old Nicole Martinez would have given anything to be at work. More>>

String of fatal Rockford area crashes contrasts with most statistics Video included

A difficult end to the holiday weekend for some families in the Rockford area as they lose loved ones in a string of car crashes across Winnebago County. More>>

UPDATE: Woman identified in fatal car crash on Mulford and Baxter Video included

Emergency officials are responding to a vehicle accident at Mulford and Baxter in Cherry Valley. More>>

Local Muslims react to recent Middle Eastern Violence Video included

A rash of violence in the middle east is hitting close to home for some local Muslims.
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US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor

Results from a new study show a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet.
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In Milwaukee, Obama speaks of economic opportunity

President Barack Obama has arrived in Milwaukee, where he was greeted at the airport by Gov. Scott Walker and others.
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Lucha Cantina fights childhood hunger

One in five kids in our community struggles with hunger — and one local business hopes to change that number. More>>

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal weekend crash Video included

A woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash near Rockton.Winnebago County Sheriff's police say it happened around noon Sunday in the 4800 block of Freeport Road. More>>

Rockford man announces bid for 2016 presidential run Video included

Randall Counts is running in the 2016 election on the Independent ticket.
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Wisconsin man charged after girl eats pot-laced chocolate

A Chippewa Falls man whose daughter nearly died after eating a marijuana-laced chocolate bar faces three criminal charges.
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Labor Day cookouts costing more

If you are cooking out today, it might cost you more than usual. More>>

Rockford celebrates at 62nd annual Labor Day parade Video included

The city of Rockford came out to celebrate during the 62nd annual Labor Day Parade. More>>

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

Lawmakers are warning that the United States and Western Europe are likely to be future targets of Islamic State militants.
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Patients to start applying for medical marijuana

On Tuesday agencies will begin taking applications from patients or their registered caregivers for medical marijuana permits.
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