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  • Your Horoscope: Week of Jan. 25-31, 2012

    By Denise Guzzardo Week of Jan. 25-31, 2012 This Week: Mars has gone retrograde as of Monday, Jan. 23, and will stay there for the next three months. This can create a little more frustration for us...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • New legislation and renewable energy

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association The legal landscape in Illinois includes new provisions that are seen by some as favorable for renewable energy. The state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • Hockey: Tales from the Trough: Hutton, IceHogs streaking, win four in a row

    By Todd Reicher Sports Columnist With a winter storm warning blanketing the area, and the Chicago Wolves’ bus delayed on Interstate 90 en route to the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, Friday’s 7:05 p.m. game was...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • Yoga Rockford: What have we done to yoga?

    By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio Earlier this month, The New York Times published a dramatic and misinformed article sensationalizing the disconnect between the claims of yoga as a healing practice and the occurrence of injury among...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • Alzheimer’s care navigator earns elite licensure

    Elena Godfrey, care navigator for the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, recently received her Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) status — the highest licensure a social worker can achieve in the state of Illinois. This license requires...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • Cardiology Millennium Conference Feb. 6

    Staff Report The Heart Hospital at SwedishAmerican Hospital will present the 17th annual “Cardiology Millennium Conference” Monday, Feb. 6, at Giovanni’s Restaurant and Conference Center, 610 N. Bell School Road, Rockford. The special one-day conference explores many...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • Video, still cameras to be allowed in Illinois trial courts

    Staff Report SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Supreme Court announced Jan. 25 it will begin allowing video and still cameras in some trial court proceedings. The announcement was made by Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride and was heralded...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • ‘About Robots’ opens Jan. 28 at Rockford’s Discovery Center

    Staff Report Rockford’s Discovery Center Museum will host “About Robots: The Interactive Exhibition” Jan. 28-April 29. Based on the 20th Century Fox animated feature of the same name, Robots depicts a world populated entirely by mechanical beings,...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • In response to Quinn and Amtrak: Multimodal Station, ‘Rockford Register Star,’ Jan. 17

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, where did the $3 million come from? Maybe some of it came from the executive order that you signed, designating 4,500 individuals who offer in-home care to disabled people as “public employees,” thus...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • Left Justified: Candidates forum Jan. 31 at Unitarian Universalist Church

    By Stanley Campbell It’s not too often we get to look a candidate in the face and ask them a question. It’s even less often we get a straight answer, but the chance of inquiry is worth...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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