All posts tagged "Featured"

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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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    State Roundup: Standardized test opt out measure passes

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org A measure to allow parents or guardians to opt their children out of standardized tests at public schools got the green light from the Illinois House. Current state law allows for the...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Oil wreck responses leaving more questions than answers

    By Robert and Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association We were returning from buying a used post hole digger in northeastern Iowa when we noticed a dark black cloud suddenly billowing up just...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Local musicians look back on blues legend

    BB King passed away last week at the age of 89. We asked local musicians Dave Galluzzo and Rick Nielsen to share some memories of the legendary blues guitarist.   “We opened for BB King at show...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    BB’s radio days shaped his career in music

    By John Covach TheConversation.com BB King, who passed away last week at the age of 89, is remembered as one of the most important artists in the history of blues, with a long career that spanned seven...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Protect the bottom line and think outside the deficit

    By John Groh Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau When visitors come to Illinois they enjoy our cities, towns, and countryside. They fill our hotels, meeting centers, restaurants, shops, and attractions. And most importantly, they leave behind...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    RAA seeks clarity over proposed rule

    From Paul Arena The Rockford Apartment Association The city proposed to expand the law that requires landlords to register. The original law required properties that were rented, in whole or in part,  to register. The city proposed...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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    TRRT Online Edition | May 20-26

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

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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    Tech-Friendly: I am not wowed by Android v5 ‘Lollipop’

    By Paul Gorski Columnist Android v5 (5.0.1, 5.0.2 or 5.1 depending on your device) is Google’s most recent update to its popular smartphone and tablet operating system. I have tested with the various v5 subversions and I...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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    State Roundup: Rauner on cost shifts, Madigan schedules votes

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org Illinois’ Governor is sounding off on the possibility of shifting costs to local governments saying it is an issue that is sure to arise given the state Supreme Court’s recent decision on...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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