All posts tagged "Featured"

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    State Roundup: Madigan: Farnham’s child porn conviction means no state pension

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org A former state representative convicted of child pornography charges is required to forfeit his pension benefits. That’s a ruling from Attorney General Lisa Madigan about the pension for former State Representative Keith...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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    Election 2015: For Ward 6, choose Hill Sr

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher In the race for Rockford Alderman Ward 6, voters may choose between incumbent Marcus Hill Sr., and challenger Pamela R. Connell. Choose Hill Sr. Born in Rockford and a graduate of...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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    Election 2015: Choose Smith and Elliot

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher In the race for Rockford Park District Commissioner, voters may choose between veterans Julie Elliott and Tyler Smith, or Brian Leggero. Leggero should not be chosen; vote for Elliott and Smith....

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Rockford public works updates

    Staff Report The newly resumed Railroad Avenue Bridge Replacement Project which consists of the complete removal and replacement of the bridge over Keith Creek between 8th St. and 9th St. will cause the road to remain closed...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Rockford Rocked Interview: Jim McDowell

    By Todd Houston Exclusive to TRRT RRI: What was it that made you want to be in a band or pick up an instrument at such a young age? JM: My mother was a professional bass player...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Reports: Indiana law to undergo overhaul

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor The under fire Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act is set to undergo changes to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity according to The Indianapolis Star. Lawmakers took advice and concerns from...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    State Roundup: Governor’s ‘Turnaround Agenda’ debuts in village halls

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org The battle ground for Governor Bruce Rauner’s “Turnaround Agenda” has moved to the halls of municipalities with differing results. The Village of East Dundee unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Governor’s “Turnaround Agenda,”...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Meet John Doe: Businesses, politicians and gov’t should follow junk email laws

    By Paul Gorski Columnist I have been getting many junk emails from business and politicians. The goal of this column is to inspire residents to step and take action. I am now asking local businesses and politicians...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Entertainment abound for this week’s First Friday

    Staff Report This week’s First Friday brings several forms of entertainment to the area. Flip Side Cinema formerly Storefront Cinema, 711 N. Main St., features a showing of the 2014 film “Begin Again”, an indie film starring...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    State Roundup: Special election dates set

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org Residents of the 18th Congressional District better use a pencil to mark calendars for a primary and a special election. Governor Bruce Rauner has announced the dates for a special election to...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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