All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Hastert indicted on federal charges

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been indicted on charges he manipulated transactions to avoid reporting rules and lying to the FBI. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, Hastert structured withdrawals of...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    State Roundup: Worker’s Comp proposal fails to make it out of committee

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org Governor Bruce Rauner’s proposal to reform worker’s compensation failed to pass the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday. More than two hours of testimony included Republicans fighting for changes they said would spur job...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • RiverWater
    Water advocates, Illinois businesses applaud release of EPA’s Clean Water Rule

    From the Prairie Rivers Network Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the Clean Water Rule, providing Clean Water Act protections for many streams, wetlands, and other bodies of water that...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Renewable-Energy
    Renewable energy gains market share

    By Drs Robert and Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association There is much to be enthusiastic about in the renewable energy world. A study from MIT reports that if made in sufficient numbers...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    13 arrested in FIFA probe

    Justice Department vows today’s opening salvo just the first steps in rooting out corruption By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor An investigation by the FBI, the Justice Department (DOJ) and the IRS resulted in the arrests of nine...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Rockford Rocked Interview with Paul Bronson

    By Todd Houston Special to TRRT RRI: You’re currently enjoying some local success as a member of the Rock/Metal band Pulse 18. You guys work very at hard getting gigs around the area. Do you ever get...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Downtown_Springfield
    State Roundup: House passes youth concussion legislation

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org A measure to ensure there are proper procedures to get kids back into the classroom after suffering a concussion passed the House Memorial Day. Senate Bill 7 from Democratic State Senator Kwame...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Moving out

    Census data shows Rockford, neighboring towns among statewide leaders in population decline By Tom Parisi Northern Illinois University New U.S. Census Bureau estimates indicate that Rockford, the third largest city in Illinois, is leading the state in...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Illinois’ guaranteed-tuition law making college less affordable

    By Sharita Forrest U of I News Bureau CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ guaranteed-tuition law is causing tuition rates at the state’s public colleges and universities to escalate faster than they would if schools were allowed to adjust tuition...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • ExMachina
    ‘Ex Machina’ a pick for awards season

    By Thomas Simpson Contributor Cinema has a fascination with artificial intelligence. Storytellers often warn us it’s inevitable that self-aware machines will take over the world. This year has been no different with Avengers: Age of Ultron and...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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