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  1. Longtime Eastern Illinois football coach Bob Spoo dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Daily Herald

    Former Eastern Illinois coach Bob Spoo, whose players included future NFL quarterbacks Tony Romo and Jimmy Garoppolo, has died at age 80. The university says Spoo died Monday in Rockford, Illinois. School spokesman Rich Moser says Spoo had been ill in recent weeks.

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  2. West Dundee offers incentives for pizzeria to upgrade former Francesca's siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Daily Herald

    With the shuttered Francesca's Campagna building under new ownership, West Dundee is offering financial incentives to help transform the downtown space into a pizzeria with upper-level apartments. Joe and Anne D'Astice, operators of Woodfire Brick Oven Pizza in Rockford, bought the site at 123-127 W. Main St. earlier this year with the intention of opening a second location in West Dundee.

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  3. Judge won't dismiss murder charges against security guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A northern Illinois judge is refusing to dismiss murder charges against two security guards in the 2016 fatal shooting of a man whom they tried to stop while patrolling an apartment complex. A Winnebago County judge rejected on Thursday arguments from defense attorneys that prosecutors mislead a grand jury to obtain indictments against 29-year-old Ryan Mattingly and 30-year-old Alijon Khalil.

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  4. Gunfire near Illinois football game sends fans running awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Emilie Cornelius, 14, center is comforted during the Freeport-Auburn season-opening high school football game on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, that came to an abrupt end when gunfire rang out and spectators fled, in Rockford, Ill. ROCKFORD, Ill.

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  5. Illinois 200: State's aviation tech found on jets around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Lockheed Martin systems engineer Dennis Littrell, right, explains the instrumentation of the F-35 fighter jet simulator to U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger at UTC Aerospace Systems in Rockford. Rayner Hutchinson, vice president of quality for AAR Corp., based in Wood Dale, explains parts of the plane to a group of interns from Chicago Public Schools who were visiting Hawthorne Aviation at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling to tour planes and the facility.

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  6. St. Joseph Church in Elgin backs out of land dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elgin has put on hold plans to buy city property to build a $3 million church because it has yet to meet its fundraising goal. The new church would be adjacent to the one at 272 Division St. It would hold 1,200 people compared to 300 in the current church, which would be preserved.

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  7. COD names new head of nursing programRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Debra Gurney, right, working with Certified Nursing Assistant student Saja Yousif in one of COD's state-of-the-art health care simulation labs. With extensive experience overseeing nursing programs in higher education, Debra Gurney is well-suited to serve as the new director of nursing in the biology and health sciences department at College of DuPage.

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  8. Batavia aldermen start making the case for keeping home ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Some Batavia aldermen wasted no time jumping into the fray about whether the city should keep its home rule authority, after residents submitted petitions this week for a referendum on rescinding it. The city could lose as much as $3.6 million in home rule sales taxes -- about half its sales tax revenue -- according to Colby.

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  9. EXCHANGE: Rockford-made machine to build parts for rocketsILLINOIS...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this July 17, 2018 photo Robin Newgard, a service technician for Ingersoll Machine Tools, operates the Mongoose the machine that will manufacture cryogenic tanks and fairings in Rockford, Ill., for Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Amazon boss Jeff Bezos. Ingersoll has built the largest machine of its kind in the world for Bezos, who will use the engineering marvel to build rockets to carry humans to the moon and maybe even Mars.

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  10. EXCHANGE: Rockford-made machine to build parts for rocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this July 17, 2018 photo Robin Newgard, a service technician for Ingersoll Machine Tools, operates the Mongoose the machine that will manufacture cryogenic tanks and fairings in Rockford, Ill., for Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Amazon boss Jeff Bezos. Ingersoll has built the largest machine of its kind in the world for Bezos, who will use the engineering marvel to build rockets to carry humans to the moon and maybe even Mars.

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  11. Man charged in 2017 fatal shooting at Rockford partyRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A 30-year-old northern Illinois man has been charged in a fatal shooting at a large party in Rockford last year. Rockford's Register Star cites Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato as telling reporters Thursday that David R. Stephens faces 12 counts of first-degree murder.

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  12. Debra Gurney joins College of DuPage as new director of nursingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Daily Herald

    With extensive experience overseeing nursing programs in higher education, Debra Gurney is well-suited to serve as the new Director of Nursing in the Biology and Health Sciences Department at College of DuPage. Her wealth of experience will allow her to lead program approvals and accreditation processes, evaluate program goals and outcomes, and oversee curriculum.

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  13. EXCHANGE: Programs aim to keep best physicians in RockfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daily Herald

    This June 15, 2018 photo shows the new MercyHealth Alpine Clinic in Loves Park, Ill. The clinic will house 12 residents in the family medicine residency program in July 2019 as part of its operation.

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  14. Services set for Rosemont village attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Coblentz, 65, was co-founder and a partner at the Chicago-based law firm Rosenthal, Murphey, Coblentz & Donahue, which counts Rosemont and a number of other suburban municipalities as clients. He represented the village since Peter Rosenthal's passing in 2010.

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  15. Flash flooding prompts several vehicle rescues in RockfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Monday, June 18, 2018, photo, Mark Pickett, left and Ryan Craig, right, work to rescue Bruce Salley, who was trapped in his car by flood waters in a supermarket parking in Rockford, Ill. An evening thunderstorm brought heavy rains across the Rock River Valley causing vehicles to get stuck in flood waters and stranding motorists.

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  16. Blood found, still no arrests two years after South Elgin teen vanishesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Two years after a South Elgin teenager disappeared, newly released documents reveal police found her blood on a neighbor's trash can and have long suspected someone murdered her. No arrests have been made during what's been an agonizing 25 months for Kianna Galvin's family.

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  17. Rockford marks 75th anniversary of women's baseball teamRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The northern Illinois city of Rockford is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Rockford Peaches, the women's baseball team made famous in the movie "A League of Their Own."

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  18. Rockford teen drowns in Lake LouiseRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Sauk Valley Media reports an autopsy conducted by the Winnebago County Coroner's Office ruled that 16-year-old Luis Campos had drowned. Officials say the teenager had on Monday afternoon gone into an area of the lake that was designated a "no swimming zone" to retrieve a beach ball when he went under the surface.

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  19. Why some Elgin residents are concerned with St. Joseph church projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Daily Herald

    St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elgin has begun discussing preliminary plans for a new church with city officials and residents, who have concerns about how it would affect nearby parking. The new church, adjacent to the current church at 272 Division St., would be the largest new construction project within the Elgin Historic District in recent memory, said John Wiedmeyer, chairman of the city's heritage commission.

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  20. Two people injured, one critically, in head-on crash in HampshireRead the original story

    May 20, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Crews from the Hampshire Fire Protection District responded about 12:45 p.m. to the two-vehicle collision with "heavy damage" on Melms Road west of Harmony Road, Deputy Chief Trevor Herrmann said in a statement Sunday. One person was extricated from a vehicle and flown with critical injuries to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, he said.

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