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FOX Illinois
Fayette Road Bridge Repairs Completed -State Money Not Being Distributed To 911 Centers Labor Day Holiday Crackdown
Fayette Road Bridge Repairs Completed -
FOX Illinois / Posted an hour ago
State Money Not Being Distributed To 911 Centers Labor Day Holiday Crackdown Governor Appoints New Commander of Illinois Air National Guard Hunting Coyotes in Tolono Northern Illinois University Offers Shot At Free Tuition To Fill Stands Rep.... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Madison Street Between 9th & 11th Closure -Governor Appoints New Commander of Illinois Air National Guard Hunting Coyotes
Madison Street Between 9th & 11th Closure -
FOX Illinois / Posted 4 hours ago
Governor Appoints New Commander of Illinois Air National Guard Hunting Coyotes in Tolono Northern Illinois University Offers Shot At Free Tuition To Fill Stands Rep. Lang Seeks Deal With Rauner On Medical Marijuana Extension Jacksonville Schools... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Northern Illinois University Offers Shot At Free Tuition To Fill Stands -Updated: Thursday, September 3 2015, 04:21 PM CDT (AP) -- Northern Illinois Un
Northern Illinois University Offers Shot At Free Tuition To Fill Stands -
FOX Illinois / Posted 8 hours ago
Updated: Thursday, September 3 2015, 04:21 PM CDT (AP) -- Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance at free tuition for spring semester if they attend all six home football games this season. At the end of the season, any student... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Northern Illinois offers shot at free tuition to fill standsDEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance
Northern Illinois offers shot at free tuition to fill stands
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 9 hours ago
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance at free tuition for spring semester if they attend all six home football games this season. At the end of the season, any student who has attended all six home games, and... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Northern Illinois Offers Shot at Free Tuition to Fill StandsDEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance
Northern Illinois Offers Shot at Free Tuition to Fill Stands
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 9 hours ago
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance at free tuition for spring semester if they attend all six home football games this season. At the end of the season, any student who has attended all six home games, and... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Northern Illinois offers shot at free tuition to fill standsDEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance
Northern Illinois offers shot at free tuition to fill stands
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 9 hours ago
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance at free tuition for spring semester if they attend all six home football games this season. At the end of the season, any student who has attended all six home games, and... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Council hears report about city governmentA government with a full-time city administrator and a full-time mayor is at le
Council hears report about city government
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted yesterday
A government with a full-time city administrator and a full-time mayor is at least, in part, responsible for ineffective leadership in the city of East Peoria, according to a report from the Northern Illinois University Center of Governmental... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Building a Frankenbudget in SpringfieldBut that’s not going to happen without public pressure, and that pressure is ex
Building a Frankenbudget in Springfield
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
But that’s not going to happen without public pressure, and that pressure is exactly what these piecemeal spending bills are designed to relieve. One measure that already has passed the Illinois Senate and could be taken up by the Illinois House of... Read more
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The MidWeek
Firefighters host fundraiser for AFFI Warrior ProgramThe event starts at 11 a.m. Sept. 12 before the Northern Illinois University fo
Firefighters host fundraiser for AFFI Warrior Program
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
The event starts at 11 a.m. Sept. 12 before the Northern Illinois University football game vs. Murray State at Huskie Stadium. Tickets cost $30, which includes admittance to the pregame tailgate, a game ticket, and entry into the postgame... Read more
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The MidWeek
Roosevelt show supports Kiwanis projectJoe Wiegand has been performing as Teddy Roosevelt since 2004. With ties to Nor
Roosevelt show supports Kiwanis project
The MidWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Joe Wiegand has been performing as Teddy Roosevelt since 2004. With ties to Northern Illinois University as a graduate assistant in the Center for Governmental Studies, Wiegand brings Teddy Roosevelt to DeKalb County to help raise funds for the... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Meet Morgan County's new teachersRe-3 School District Kjelse Curtis Kjelse Curtis is a new Re-3 School Distric
Meet Morgan County's new teachers
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
Re-3 School District Kjelse Curtis Kjelse Curtis is a new Re-3 School District nurse. This year she will be working at Fort Morgan Middle School, Fort Morgan High School and Lincoln High School, as well as helping out at other schools throughout... Read more
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Valley Free Press
Roosevelt show supports Kiwanis projectJoe Wiegand has been performing as Teddy Roosevelt since 2004. With ties to Nor
Roosevelt show supports Kiwanis project
Valley Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Joe Wiegand has been performing as Teddy Roosevelt since 2004. With ties to Northern Illinois University as a graduate assistant in the Center for Governmental Studies, Wiegand brings Teddy Roosevelt to DeKalb County to help raise funds for the... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sept. 1 Police ReportsDeKalb�city Kevin R. Smith, 21, of the 300 block of Dewey Ave, Steward, was ch
Sept. 1 Police Reports
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
DeKalb�city Kevin R. Smith, 21, of the 300 block of Dewey Ave, Steward, was charged Friday, Aug. 21, with an open container in public.� Michael P. Garnet, 31, of the 800 block of Pleasant Street, DeKalb, was charged Friday, Aug. 21, with two counts... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Convicted murder William Curl's appeal continued to Nov. 2Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert ruled in August that Curl could proceed with hi
Convicted murder William Curl's appeal continued to Nov. 2
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert ruled in August that Curl could proceed with his petition, in which he claims that poor advice from his court-appointed lawyer and threats from prosecutors improperly coerced him into accepting a plea... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Bring the ‘flying ear’ to Huskie Stadium“Why is the famous (pick one)�(a) DeKalb Ag, (b) DeKalb Genetics, (c) DeKalb-Pf
Bring the ‘flying ear’ to Huskie Stadium
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
“Why is the famous (pick one)�(a) DeKalb Ag, (b) DeKalb Genetics, (c) DeKalb-Pfizer, or (d) Monsanto “flying ear” of corn logo currently painted at midfield of Investors Group Field, the home facility of the Canadian Football League WInnipeg Blue... Read more
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Daily Herald
Foes keep it close, but Lake Park winsMedinah Country Club, in its storied history, has been the site of some memorab
Foes keep it close, but Lake Park wins
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Medinah Country Club, in its storied history, has been the site of some memorable golf, including on the professional level. So it should come as no suprise that a memorable high school meet took place Monday on the first nine holes of the club's... Read more
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Daily Herald
Nursing program turns 50 at ECCFrom its first graduating class of about seven students to more than 3,390 grad
Nursing program turns 50 at ECC
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
From its first graduating class of about seven students to more than 3,390 graduates to date, Elgin Community College's nursing program marks its 50th anniversary this year. The program has come a long way in 50 years, said Wendy Miller, ECC's dean... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Rain held off as scores came out for Corn FestBirtell, 57, sat at the same festival with three generations of his family as t
Rain held off as scores came out for Corn Fest
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Birtell, 57, sat at the same festival with three generations of his family as they celebrated his one-year-old granddaughter’s first time at the annual event, which has grown significantly since he was a teenage boy, he said. “They brought a few... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOBeloit police say alleged drunk driver hit & killed bicyclistBeloit police say
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 5 days ago
Beloit police say alleged drunk driver hit & killed bicyclistBeloit police say alleged drunk driver hit & killed bicyclist A 29-year-old Clinton man is facing charges after police say he hit a bicyclist with his car.More >> A 29-year-old Clinton... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Corn Boil draws crowd to Saturday's festival in DeKalbNow Birtell, 57, sat at the same festival with three generations of his family
Corn Boil draws crowd to Saturday's festival in DeKalb
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Now Birtell, 57, sat at the same festival with three generations of his family as they celebrated his one-year-old granddaughter's first time at the annual event, which has grown significantly since he was a teenage boy, he said. "They brought a few... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
IN UNIFORMArmy Pvt. Darshon K. Johnson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort J
IN UNIFORM
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Army Pvt. Darshon K. Johnson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Roosevelt performance supports Kiwanis projectJoe Wiegand has been performing as Teddy Roosevelt since 2004. With ties to Nor
Roosevelt performance supports Kiwanis project
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Joe Wiegand has been performing as Teddy Roosevelt since 2004. With ties to Northern Illinois University as a graduate assistant in the Center for Governmental Studies, Wiegand brings Teddy Roosevelt to DeKalb County to help raise funds for the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Oregon woman to serve on boardThe summer’s election results were announced in conjunction with the associatio
Oregon woman to serve on board
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
The summer’s election results were announced in conjunction with the association’s educational conference at Embassy Suites. Hinkle has served on the IRHA Board of Directors for 2 years. She will serve as president-elect until her term as president... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Food and fun a-plenty: Corn Fest gets underway in downtown DeKalbKennedy, a third-grader at Brooks Elementary School, had just found her new fav
Food and fun a-plenty: Corn Fest gets underway in downtown DeKalb
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Kennedy, a third-grader at Brooks Elementary School, had just found her new favorite ride: the Tilt-a Whirl because, “It spins super fast.” Irish, a sixth-grader at Clinton Rosette Middle School, had already joined her sister on the Tilt-a-Whirl,... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEORockton school holds Ice Bucket Challenge for teacherRockton school holds Ice B
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
Rockton school holds Ice Bucket Challenge for teacherRockton school holds Ice Bucket Challenge for teacher The Ice Bucket Challenge is in full swing at one Rockton school, as students pull together for a beloved teacher.Hundreds of students at... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOIllinois law aims to prevent multiple concussions in childrenIllinois law aims
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
Illinois law aims to prevent multiple concussions in childrenIllinois law aims to prevent multiple concussions in children A new Illinois law passed aims to prevent students from suffering multiple concussions and now Rockford Public Schools formed... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEONew State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI OffendersNew State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI Of
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
New State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI OffendersNew State Laws Prevent Repeat DUI Offenders A new law and a new device are in place to help prevent repeat drunk drivers.More >> A new law and a new device are in place to help prevent repeat drunk... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Princeton hires city managerThe city of Princeton has announced Rachel (Lange) Skaggs of Hampshire, Ill., h
Princeton hires city manager
Bureau County Republican / Posted 6 days ago
The city of Princeton has announced Rachel (Lange) Skaggs of Hampshire, Ill., has accepted the position of city manager. Her start date is slated to be no later than Nov. 2. Skaggs comes to Princeton with a track record of public administration,... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEO2 in custody after burglary at Rockford temple2 in custody after burglary at Ro
VIDEO
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
2 in custody after burglary at Rockford temple2 in custody after burglary at Rockford temple Two men are in custody after a burglary at the Promise of Life Temple.More >> Two men are in custody after a burglary at the Promise of Life Temple.More... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEORockford Police investigating burglary at Promise of Life TempleRockford Police
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
Rockford Police investigating burglary at Promise of Life TempleRockford Police investigating burglary at Promise of Life Temple Rockford Police officers responded to the Promise of Life Temple at 714 3rd Street on a possible burglary in... Read more
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SaukValley.com
EDITORIAL: Help SVCC shape its futureThe same taxing bodies don't always solicit ideas and suggestions from the publ
EDITORIAL: Help SVCC shape its future
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
The same taxing bodies don't always solicit ideas and suggestions from the public on how those taxes should be spent. When they do, people should seize the opportunity to put in their two cents' worth. Sauk Valley Community College has a new... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOWinnebago County State's Attorney calls May 15th police shooting "suicide by co
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
Winnebago County State's Attorney calls May 15th police shooting "suicide by cop"Winnebago County State's Attorney calls May 15th police shooting "suicide by cop" The Winnebago County State's Attorney calls a suspect killed by a Rockford Police... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Help SVCC shape its futureThe same taxing bodies don't always solicit ideas and suggestions from the publ
Help SVCC shape its future
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
The same taxing bodies don't always solicit ideas and suggestions from the public on how those taxes should be spent. When they do, people should seize the opportunity to put in their two cents' worth. Sauk Valley Community College has a new... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEORockford dairy celebrates first place winRockford dairy celebrates first place
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
Rockford dairy celebrates first place winRockford dairy celebrates first place win A local Rockford dairy is celebrating a first place win for their chocolate ice cream.More >> A local Rockford dairy is celebrating a first place win for their... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile storeThey also are maintaining a presence in the area in case any others are still o
3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile store
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
They also are maintaining a presence in the area in case any others are still on the loose, DeKalb Deputy Police Chief John Petragallo said. Petragallo said police received a 911 call about an armed robbery at the store at 2587 Sycamore... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOCommunity members weigh in on future water ratesCommunity members weigh in on f
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
Community members weigh in on future water ratesCommunity members weigh in on future water rates Rockford has a major underground problem: the city's aging water system.More >> Rockford has a major underground problem: the city's aging water... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEONew K9 officer gifted to Stephenson Co.New K9 officer gifted to Stephenson Co.
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
New K9 officer gifted to Stephenson Co.New K9 officer gifted to Stephenson Co. A trained K9 officer can cost a department roughly $30,000. The Stephenson County Sheriff's Department just got one for free, and the man behind that generous gift is... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-MobileThey also are maintaining a presence in the area in case any others are still o
3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
They also are maintaining a presence in the area in case any others are still on the loose, DeKalb Deputy Police Chief Petragallo said. Petragallo said police received a 911 call about an armed robbery at the store at 2587 Sycamore Road. Responding... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOFreeport works to tighten achievement gapFreeport works to tighten achievement
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
Freeport works to tighten achievement gapFreeport works to tighten achievement gap The first week of classes is underway in Freeport and so is the effort by the staff there to tackle the district's high achievement gap.More >> The first week of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Manhunt after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-MobilePolice had taped off the outside of the store at 2587 Sycamore Road and were co
Manhunt after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Police had taped off the outside of the store at 2587 Sycamore Road and were collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses. Officers from departments in DeKalb, Sycamore, Genoa, Cortland, Northern Illinois University and the DeKalb County Sheriff's... Read more
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Northwest Herald
FVC Valley previewAnthony Binetti, Huntley, QB, sr. Binetti was highly productive, leading the R
FVC Valley preview
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Anthony Binetti, Huntley, QB, sr. Binetti was highly productive, leading the Red Raiders’ offense, which cranked out 42.1 points a game last season. He completed 62.3 percent of his passes for 1,907 yards and led Huntley to an 8-2 record. Huntley... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Northern Illinois University Psychology Program Receives Federal Grant to Train StudentsGraduate students at Northern Illinois University can now complete their progra
Northern Illinois University Psychology Program Receives Federal Grant to Train Students
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
Graduate students at Northern Illinois University can now complete their program with a specialty. The NIU Department of Psychology received a $1.1 million federal grant from the US Department of Education to support students with training to... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEONorthern Illinois University Psychology Program Receives Federal Grant to Train
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
Northern Illinois University Psychology Program Receives Federal Grant to Train StudentsNorthern Illinois University Psychology Program Receives Federal Grant to Train Students Graduate Psychology students at Northern Illinois University can now... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOBoone County Sheriff developing Facebook and Twitter pagesBoone County Sheriff
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
Boone County Sheriff developing Facebook and Twitter pagesBoone County Sheriff developing Facebook and Twitter pages The Boone County Sheriff's Office will be using Facebook and Twitter to better inform and update citizens through social media.More... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOTODAY'S TALK: Chinese tech companies hire program cheerleadersTODAY'S TALK: Chi
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
TODAY'S TALK: Chinese tech companies hire program cheerleadersTODAY'S TALK: Chinese tech companies hire program cheerleaders If you are having a hard time getting work done on the job, you may want to head to China.According to Yahoo News, Chinese... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Revionics Appoints Robert Many as SVP, Global Sales“As we continue our focus on expansion in markets worldwide, we are excited to
Revionics Appoints Robert Many as SVP, Global Sales
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 9 days ago
“As we continue our focus on expansion in markets worldwide, we are excited to welcome Bobto our growing team,” said Marc Hafner, Revionics CEO. “Throughout his career, Bob has led high-execution teams that consistently exceeded revenue and growth... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Sauk losing students, tuition dollarsSauk reported 1,895 students are enrolled this semester, 313 fewer than last fa
Sauk losing students, tuition dollars
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
Sauk reported 1,895 students are enrolled this semester, 313 fewer than last fall, when 2,208 students were enrolled at the 2-year college. A decline in students also means a decrease in tuition revenue. The college is losing about $350,000, or 7.4... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Early Greyhound usage 'a pleasant surprise'The new Interstate 88 Greyhound Bus route is nearing its third full month of us
Early Greyhound usage 'a pleasant surprise'
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
The new Interstate 88 Greyhound Bus route is nearing its third full month of usage. Launched in June, it features four daily routes from Davenport to Chicago, with Dixon being one of five stops along the way. The Dixon-based Lee-Ogle Transportation... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEONew owner wants to open new restaurant at Loves Park site with violent pastNew
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WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 9 days ago
New owner wants to open new restaurant at Loves Park site with violent pastNew owner wants to open new restaurant at Loves Park site with violent past A former Loves Park restaurant and nightclub known for violence could get new life. A place on... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
NIU's Ford named to Lombardi Watch ListNorthern Illinois University senior defensive end Perez Ford (Romeoville, Ill./
NIU's Ford named to Lombardi Watch List
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 9 days ago
Northern Illinois University senior defensive end Perez Ford (Romeoville, Ill./Romeoville) was one of 33 football players added to the Watch List for the 2015 Rotary Lombardi Award released today by the Rotary Lombardi Committee in Houston,... Read more
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