All posts tagged "Featured"

  • IDPennock
    Rockford YMCA names employees of the year

    Online Staff Report The YMCA of Rock River Valley has announced the recipients of this year’s Employee of the Year awards. Several key employees were recognized for their dedicated service and accomplishments in October at the Y’s...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Jay-Cutler-press-conference-2014
    Jay Cutler, Marc Trestman under fire as Bears drop out of playoff contention

    By Brandon Reid Senior Assistant Editor The Chicago Bears gave up more than 30 points for the sixth time this season in their Thursday night, Dec. 4, 41-28 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field in...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Home-Sales-2014
    Rockford home sales down 20 percent from October, prices up

    Online Staff Report Rockford Area Realtors (RAR) hit the highest November average sales price in the last five years, yet sales were down 20 percent from October, according to new statistics released by the association Dec. 5....

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Jobs
    321,000 jobs added in November, unemployment at 5.8 percent

    Online Staff Report Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 321,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Dec. 5. The increase in jobs is the largest...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Medical-Emergency
    Semi driver in fatal semi/train crash had history of severe cardiac disease

    Online Staff Report The semi truck driver who lost his life in a fatal semi/train crash in rural Winnebago County Wednesday, Dec. 3, had a history of severe cardiac disease, the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office has announced....

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Rockford-Police-Department
    Rockford Police Department to undergo accreditation assessment; public comments sought Dec. 8

    Online Staff Report Assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive in Rockford Dec. 7 to examine all aspects of the Rockford Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations and support...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Russian-flag
    Kinzinger resolution condemns Russian aggression

    Online Staff Report WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, released the following statement Dec. 4 after the House approved his legislation, House Resoluation 758, a resolution condemning Russia for its policy of political, economic and...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Veterans
    Veterans employment tax credits pass House

    Online Staff Report WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dec. 4, two veterans employment tax credits championed by U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Illinois, passed the House of Representatives and will now be sent to the Senate for consideration. Last month,...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Sirius
    Sirius XM settlement: $3.8 million for misleading advertising, billing

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) joined with the attorneys general of 44 states and the District of Columbia Dec. 4 to announce that Sirius XM Radio Inc. of New York has...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Toy-Warning
    ‘Trouble in Toyland’: Survey finds dangerous toys on store shelves

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America’s store shelves, according to Illinois Public Interest Research Group’s (PIRG) 29th annual “Trouble in Toyland” report. The survey of hazardous toys found...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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