All posts tagged "Featured"

  • affordable-care-act
    Obamacare: All eyes on high court

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — The fate of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, may rest in the hands of two U.S. Supreme Court justices after a hearing Wednesday. The petitioners in the...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • Illinois_State_Capitol
    Dems, Rauner spar over deficit solution; Senate Democrats poised to pass own version

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — State Senate Democrats on Tuesday proposed freeing nearly $600 million to help patch a hole in the current budget, but it’s not the solution Gov. Bruce Rauner has been...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    Minnie Minoso: Dead at 90, unbeaten

    By James Fegan The Catbird Seat More than three years ago now, in the weeks leading up to what wound up being Minnie Minoso’s second-to-last shot at the Veteran’s Committee vote for the Hall of Fame, the...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Illinois_State_Capitol_pano
    Bring back legislative scholarships? Proposal faces serious questions from both sides

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — Some Chicago-area legislators want to revive a program that let state lawmakers send folks to college tuition-free. Given abuses of a previous program and the state’s sorry fiscal condition,...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    First Friday opening for Olive Oil Experience

    By Nate Johnson Columnist As if there isn’t enough to do in the River District on First Fridays, the Olive Oil Experience is officially celebrating their downtown location’s grand opening this Friday in a big way. From...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    RAM announce 74th Young Artist winners

    Staff Report The 74th Young Artists Show: High School Division announced their award winners on Sunday during the public opening at Rockford Art Museum. Jackeline Herrera from East High School won the Portfolio Scholarship Award with five...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Hogs Week 20 Web
    Texas Two-step: ‘Hogs sweep weekend, return home

    By Todd Reicher Exclusive to TRRT Despite some personnel changes the Rockford IceHogs swept a two-game weekend series on the road against the Texas Stars. Missing were Teuvo Teravainen and Joakim Nordstrom, who were called up to...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    More highlights from the Chicago Auto Show

    By Allen Penticoff Special to TRRT You can’t send a car nut like myself to an event like the Chicago Auto Show and not end up with him/her bubbling over with excitement at discovering new things. While...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • West_Texas_Pumpjack
    Industry response to peak oil not enough long term

    By Robert and Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association We were asked recently if peak oil remains an issue. Just as cold weather stimulates doubt regarding climate change the current low price of...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    TRRT March 4-10 | Online Edition

    Read this week’s paper right on your computer or mobile device.  

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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