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  • Airport executive director, board chairman resign

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher Multiple sources report Bob O’Brien resigned as executive director of the Chicago Rockford International Airport during a closed session board of commissioners meeting on a budget proposal. Chairman of the Board...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • To the Editor: Rockford needs our Post Office —don’t send it to Carol Stream

    Here we go again with the Post Office and their consolidations and feasibility studies. But now it is outsourcing mail processing out of Rockford. Does Rockford have so much that it can afford to lose any other...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • The Second Half: Did Dumbo have this problem?

    By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist I love to travel! In my Second Half, I am determined to travel whenever I get the chance—a sort of Bucket List promise to myself. Not everyone loves to fly, but I...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • Yoga Rockford: Chanting unveiled

    Yoga Rockford By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio Many yoga traditions begin or end class with the chanting of “Aum” (“Om”). In the Iyengar tradition, we add the invocation to Patanjali, the Indian sage and scholar who...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • This Old House host offers green building workshop April 7

    Staff Report LOVES PARK, Ill.—Steve Thomas of This Old House and Renovation Nation will conduct a green building workshop from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Thursday, April 7, at Rock Valley College (RVC), 3301 N. Mulford Road, in...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • Baseball: Healthy Peavy would be difference-maker for Sox

    By S.C. Zuba Sports Columnist In just a few short days, baseball season will be here. The weather will begin to warm up, and the greatest time of the year will be upon us. For the White...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • Astrology: Astro-Weather, Week of March 30-April 5, 2011

    By Guy Spiro Week of March 30-April 5, 2011 Wednesday, March 30—It will not be a surprise if many people are still dealing with fallout from the intense energy over the past weekend. Today’s biggest news—not the...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • AirFest 2011 scheduled lineup announced

    Staff Report Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) has announced the performer lineup planned for AirFest 2011 June 4 and 5. The show will include 14 military and civilian performers, including the previously-announced headliner, the U.S. Navy Blue...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • To the Editor: Revised opinion on Morrissey and Sheffield

    Re: “Mayor Morrissey serves the Kool-Aid” by David Stocker, I am a former Rockford resident who never had much of an opinion on either Mayor Morrissey or Dr. LaVonne Sheffield. I agree Rockford is kind of a...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • District 205: Who wants to be a millionaire?

    Guest Column By David Stocker School boards (BOEs) sit on one of the last piles of public money in the U.S. economy. The agenda of school reform represents a major redirection of public sector policy decided upon...

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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