All posts tagged "Featured"

  • NFL-WEB
    Week 7 NFL picks: Wins for Bears, Packers and Lions

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist I’m happy the Bears beat the Falcons last week. I’m not happy I haven’t picked them correctly over the past three weeks. This week, they’re back home against the Miami Dolphins. The...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Chad Grimm
    Meet John Doe: Tea Partiers finally have a candidate for governor

    By Paul Gorski I am an advocate for fair, equal ballot access. Independent and third-party candidates should not have to get more signatures than Democrats or Republicans to get on a ballot. Independent candidates trying to get...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • RPS-205-logo
    Rockford school board considers construction timeline

    Staff Report The Rockford Board of Education is considering a timeline for construction, school additions and renovations outlined in the updated 10-year facilities plan. The timeline draft was shared last week with elementary school principals, and principals...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Shawnee Clanton
    Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for 2011 homicide

    Staff Report Shawnee B. Clanton, 20, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in front of Judge John Lowry Tuesday, Oct. 14, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced. Charges against Clanton...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • scam
    BBB warns seniors of ‘free’ Medicare scam

    Staff Report Medicare’s open enrollment period begins Wednesday, Oct. 15, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 7. That makes this the peak season for scammers to make telemarketing calls that trick seniors into revealing personal information or agreeing to...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Roszkowski
    Oct. 16 memorial service to honor Stanley J. Roszkowski

    Online Staff Report A public memorial service in remembrance of the Hon. Stanley J. Roszkowski (Ret.) will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Stanley J. Roszkowski Courthouse, 327 S. Church St., Rockford. Members of...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • shooting
    Rockford man shot in leg during robbery

    Staff Report A Rockford man was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after being shot in the leg during what police say was an armed robbery in the 2200 block of 10th Street. Police arrived at the scene at around...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Keith M. Stuckey
    Rockford man jailed after alleged knife incident

    Staff Report A Rockford man is behind bars on felony charges for allegedly threatening his neighbors with a knife early Tuesday at an apartment building at 2439 Homes St. Keith Michael Stuckey, 53, has been charged with...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Ebola
    Hospital: Rockford patient does not have Ebola

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer A person admitted to Rockford Memorial Hospital with symptoms possibly related to Ebola Monday, Oct. 13, does not have the virus, hospital officials announced Tuesday, Oct. 14. “Given heightened awareness about Ebola...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • 4G-LTE
    Tech-Friendly: Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android phone and is available at U.S. Cellular and AT&T

    By Paul Gorski The Moto G LTE is a great entry-level Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone and two local carriers sell the phone: U.S. Cellular and AT&T. Verizon appears to only carry the older, slower 3G model as...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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