All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Raptors, Rangers FC announce June camp

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor Rockford Raptors FC are set to host a youth camp with one of European soccer’s giants next month. Scotland’s Rangers FC and the Raptors have announced an Elite Player ID Camp at Sports...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Student debt 101: dearth of data fuels common misperceptions

    By Dr. Nick Hillman UW-Madison As this year’s crop of college graduates don their caps and gowns and listen to inspiring commencement addresses before embarking on uncertain futures, they’ll also hear a lot about the consequences of...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    ‘Millionaire tax’ clears House panel

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan’s “millionaire tax” passed out of committee Wednesday. The Chicago Democrat proposes a 3-percent surcharge on income greater than $1 million, hence the nickname. “Many people do...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Memorial Day events at Midway’s LZ Peace Memorial

    Staff Report The 10th anniversary of the LZ Peace Memorial and its annual Memorial Day events are scheduled to go ahead this coming Monday. Events include a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter – colloquially know as the Huey – landing...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Wallace calls for Rockford crime task force

    Staff Report State Representative Litesa Wallace Monday filed legislation calling for the creation of a violent crime task force in response to a recent rash of shootings in Rockford. “When I walk door-to-door in my community, I often...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    How we discovered the 3 revolutions of American pop

    By Mattias Mauch TheConversation.com Our recent scientific analysis of the “fossil record” of the Billboard charts prompted widespread attention, particularly the findings about the three musical “revolutions” that shaped the musical landscape of the second half of...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Something is rotten in the state of US education

    By Dr. Richard Gunderman Indiana University-Purdue University A report released last year estimates that nearly half of the nation’s new teachers quit within five years, a rate of attrition that costs the United States over $2 billion...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    America’s legacy of hollowed-out cities

    Across the nation, the story of Baltimore is far from unique By John Rennie Short U of Maryland, Baltimore County Now that the dust has settled and the media have moved onto the next crisis, we can...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Penn State hack exposes theft risk of student personal data

    By Peter Krapp TheConversation.com Pennsylvania State University’s College of Engineering took its computer network offline on May 15 after disclosing two cyberattacks. The perpetrators were able to access information on 18,000 students, who are being contacted this...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Reject the Apathycrats, commit a thoughtcrime

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher I am amazed at the United States citizens’ full-fledged apathy towards the USA Patriot Act passed in 2001 by President George W. Bush and extended in 2011 by President Obama. This...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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