All posts tagged "Featured"

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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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    Senators offer insight into population loss

    From Illinois News Netw0rk ilnews.org New numbers indicate some larger areas of the state are on the biggest population losers list, and the reasons vary from lost jobs, an aging population and even high property taxes. Among...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • Supporters of gay marriage wave the rainbow flag 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
    SCOTUS ruling legalizes gay marriage

    By Lawrence Hurley Reuters WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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    RAMP receives $10,000 grant for youth services

    Staff Report On Tuesday, June 16 the Regional Access and Mobilization Project, Inc. (RAMP) was presented with a check for a $10,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund’s 2015 site grant initiative by employees from the Monsanto Waterman...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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    Obamacare victory shows failure of Scalia’s conservative revolution

    By Robert Schapiro Dean and Professor of Law at Emory University By upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in King v Burwell, a majority of the US Supreme Court demonstrated that while the...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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    City Market: June 26

    MUSIC Starlite Radio – Midwest Folk-Rock-Pop KIDS’ ACTIVITIES Auburn Key Club – Face painting Rockford First – Use PVC pipes to get a ball into a bucket. Try to get a roll of toilet paper over and...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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