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  • BBB: Concerns about work-at-home jobs remain high

    Online Staff Report Unemployed individuals who are looking for work or those looking to change jobs often renew their efforts with the start of the new year. Work-at-home jobs look appealing to those looking for employment because...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • Elder financial abuse topic of Feb. 13 event at NIU — Rockford

    Online Staff Report The Gummow Wealth Advisory Group of Wells Fargo Advisors is hosting a free seminar for the public: “Community Service Event on Elder Financial Abuse” at NIU — Rockford (8500 E. State St., Rockford), at...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • To Write Love On Her Arms founder at Rock Valley College Feb. 6

    Online Staff Report To Write Love On Her Arms founder Jamie Tworkowski will be speaking at Rock Valley College (RVC) Thursday, Feb. 6, accompanied by musical guest Sleeping at Last. Tworkowski will speak in the Student Center...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • Rockford Orthopedic Associates continues support of food bank

    • More than $250,000 donated to support childhood hunger programs in Winnebago County over past 10 years Online Staff Report Rockford Orthopedic Associates recently reached a new milestone in its support of Northern Illinois Food Bank (NIFB), surpassing...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • Rock River Valley Pantry offers evening hours for working families

    Online Staff Report Anticipating an increased need to serve working families and individuals as a result of the recent closing of a Saturday morning food pantry, the Rock River Valley Pantry (RRVP) will be offering evening pantry...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • Knopp, Smith join Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful board

    “Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful is pleased to welcome Paul Knopp and Dave Smith to our board of directors,” said KNIB Board President Bob McCreath. Knopp is owner of Knopp Construction; Smith is news director at WIFR-TV. Both are Rockford residents. “We...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • Lt. Governor Sheila Simon announces tax transparency tool

    —Lt. Governor highlights need for increased government accountability, openness Online Staff Report CHICAGO – Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. When Illinoisans file their taxes online this year, they will receive a receipt that shows how their money is...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead from heroin overdose

    Online Staff Report Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday, Feb. 2, according to multiple reports from law enforcement. According to reports, Hoffman died from an apparent heroin overdose. The...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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