All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Sustainability
    Make your life more sustainable

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association Learn how you can make your life more sustainable and enjoy doing it at this year’s Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Rockford-City-Hall
    Landlords question wording of nuisance ordinance

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer The city’s Chronic Nuisance Ordinance was laid over Monday, July 14, leaving some Rockford landlords wondering what the law actually says about the city’s role in enforcing it. According to Rockford Apartment...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • saving-money
    U of I report: Raising state minimum wage would stimulate Illinois economy

    By Phil Ciciora Business & Law Editor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign News Bureau CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 per hour would reduce income inequality, increase consumer demand and grow the...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Ice-Cream
    ‘A Totally Local Ice Cream Social’ set for July 20

    Staff Report Winnebago Buy Local welcomes the public to the Second Annual “A Totally Local Ice Cream Social” from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, July 20, at the Lombardi Club, 209 Olive St., downtown Rockford. “What’s better...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Samuel-Adams-Latitude-48
    Craft Beer Scene Around Rockford: Boston Beer Co.’s Latitude 48 IPA Deconstructed a single-hop series in one package

    By Michael Sears President, Forest City Brewers Greetings, fellow beer geeks. Boston Beer Co. (Sam Adams) has done something pretty cool for India pale ale lovers. The brewery has released a 12-pack called Latitude 48 IPA Deconstructed,...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • RPS-205-logo
    Auburn student wins National Merit Scholarship

    Online Staff Report Auburn High School graduate Haseeb Haroon was named a 2014 National Merit Scholarship winner. The 2014 graduate is among approximately 1,600 additional winners of the prestigious National Merit Scholarship. The corporation announced the additional winners...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • student-loan-debt-scam
    Madigan files lawsuits over new student loan debt scams

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) has filed lawsuits targeting a new industry of student loan debt scams that seek to exploit people struggling to repay their debt. The lawsuits are the...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • Baby-On-Board-2014
    Group launches White House petition drive to prevent needless child deaths in hot vehicles

    Online Staff Report KANSAS CITY — KidsAndCars.org launched a “We the People” petition drive July 14 on the White House petition website (http://wh.gov/lL8nX). The petition will push the Obama Administration to authorize the U.S. Department of Transportation...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • Citigroup
    Madigan recovers $84 million for Illinois’ pension system, consumers in Citigroup settlement

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) has announced an $84 million settlement with Citigroup as a result of the bank’s misconduct in its marketing and sale of risky residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS)...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • Americanflag
    Lee Hamilton: Are we doomed to polarization?

    By Lee H. Hamilton We Americans are trapped in a political dilemma. We all like representative democracy, but we don’t much like the way it’s performing. The reason for this dissatisfaction is clear. Polls in recent years...

    • Posted July 11, 2014
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