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Rockford doctors look to get student interested in medical field

Doctors at OSF St. Anthony's use robots to peak student interest in medical field. 

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Rockford area law enforcement uses specialized approach to crack down on human trafficking

When it comes to the sex trade in Rockford, local experts say the business is not slowing down.  

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Gas prices expected to rice in Illinois

An unexpected outage means gas prices could be going up.

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Illinois schools want more than $15 billion in next budget

What the State Board of Education is asking for would be double what it had last budget.

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Wisconsin hits record unemployment rate

The Badger state has tied its all-time low unemployment rate record.

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Veteran snow sculptor hopes to pass on torch to students

Most of us have made a snow man or a snow angel, but what about a snow dragon, or serpent?

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Active weather returns to the Stateline

Temperatures will be above-freezing and above-average for the comings days. It is normal for an active weather pattern to accompany mild temperatures in winter months.

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Congresswoman collecting Valentine's Day cards for veterans

An Illinois congresswoman is collecting Valentine's Day cards for veterans. This is the fifth year that U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos has invited constituents to send Valentine's Day greetings to those who have served their country. 

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Candidates for governor talk unemployment, health care at Access Illinois gubernatorial forum

Five candidates vying to lead the state were all in the same room Thursday to tell voters why they should choose them for Illinois governor.

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Winnebago schools propose $7.5 million referendum for structural improvements

Voters in Winnebago, listen up. The school district will ask voters to weigh in on a referendum to get $7.5 million for the district. 

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2nd suspect found not guilty in killing of Rockford teen

A second suspect accused in the killing of a 15-year-old Rockford boy is found not guilty on all counts, according to Winnebago County court records.  

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Rockford woman killed, Marengo man hurt in McHenry County crash

A Rockford woman has died and a Marengo man is hurt after a two-car crash in the unincorporated town of Union in McHenry County Wednesday night.

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Money in the race for Governor piles up

The money is piling up in the race for Illinois Governor.  Last year, candidates spent 28 million dollars, in just the last 3 months. 

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Residents find vehicle crashed in to their shed, driver isn't located

The Harlem-Roscoe Fire Department is on the scene after a car crashes in to a Roscoe shed. 

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ComEd offers assistance for paying winter utility bills

Winter has arrived in the Stateline. That means higher utility bills to keep our homes warm That's why ComEd is offering assistance towards utility bills for residents facing financial hardship this winter.

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Residents find car crashed in to their building, driver not found

The Harlem Roscoe Fire Department is on the scene after a vehicle crashes in to a shed. 

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DIGGING DEEPER: Roscoe township faces scrutiny after former clerk collected three salaries

Illinois law says when you're elected to office, you aren't allowed to be paid for any other government work.  But, a situation in Roscoe is proving that law may be up for interpretation. 

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Rockford coalition working towards ending youth homelessness

Rockford was one of the first communities in the nation to reach functional zero when it comes to homeless veterans and chronic homelessness. 

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Chicago high school students hospitalized from possibly laced candy

School officials say the thirteen and fourteen-year-old students were hospitalized as a precaution and their symptoms are not life-threatening.

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Freeport Food Drive going on Friday

The 4th annual Freeport Food Drive will be held on Friday, November 3 from 5 a.m. until 7 p.m.  

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