All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Crime control is not the responsibility of landlords

    By Paul Arena Rockford Apartment Association Last week a fight at the Fairgrounds Housing Project was recorded by a person in the crowd and then the video was posted on social media. News media reported that the...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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    Fly over to the Poplar Grove Wings and Wheels Museum benefit

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher The 9th Annual Wings and Wheels Festival takes off July 18, featuring all models of cars and trucks, motorcycles, a variety of airplanes and antique tractors, complete with a tractor pull....

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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    Local leaders warn of budget deadlock’s impact

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor A state government shutdown that will impact local communities is set to begin with Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of a short-term funding bill Wednesday. But area leaders feel their cities are in...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    SHUTDOWN: Illinois preps for the worst

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor An 11th hour offer from the Illinois House of Representatives to keep state services online for additional 30 days was not enough to save the state from a government shutdown Tuesday. While...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    TRRT Online Edition | July 1-7

    Read or download this week’s The Rock River Times right on your computer, tablet or cell phone.  

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Governor, AG differ on legality of payroll without budget

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — If there’s no budget come July 1, state workers must show up for work and they will be paid, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday in a memo to employees. Also...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Regular RHA meeting a quiet affair

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor A Rockford Housing Authority regular meeting opened the floor early for comments on the proposed South New Towne Drive development Monday evening. The meeting, held at RHA’s Jane Addams Nobel Apartments complex...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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    Funnel clouds possible through evening

    Staff Report The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Special Weather Statement for the Rockford area warning of the possibility of funnel clouds with this evening’s storms. NWS stresses that while conditions are favorable for funnel clouds...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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    Smoking bans a breath of fresh air to some, infuriating to others

    From Northern Illinois University On July 1, when the campus of Northern Illinois University – and every other public college and university in the state – becomes smoke free, it will be a victory for cleaner air...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • Supporters of gay marriage rally after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry at the Supreme Court in Washington June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
    Experts break down the SCOTUS gay marriage ruling

    Editor’s note: Friday the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that marriage is a legal right – striking down same-sex marriage bans in 14 states and ordering states to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Marriage is a fundamental...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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