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  1. Staff Opinion: Curtains eclipsed outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Times

    Feb. 26, 1979, was the last time the U.S. mainland has seen a total eclipse. It was centered on the Pacific Northwest.

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  2. Illinois murder case challenges longstanding ballistic testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Times

    When Illinois jurors convicted Patrick Pursley of murder, they relied on an expert's assurance that the scratches and dents on bullets and shell casings from the crime scene proved they could only have come from Pursley's gun. More than two decades later, technological advances have eroded confidence in ballistic experts, and the analyst who testified against Pursley is no longer so sure of his findings.

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  3. Be picky at the picnic to keep summer diet on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | The Times

    The smell alone is tough to resist. So, how do you survive the diet-spoiling parade of picnics and barbeques that tempt you all summer long? The biggest key is planning ahead, said Nathan Hamman, manager of wellness and weight management at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, in a news release.

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  4. La Salle resident wins $75,000 before possible state payment delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Times

    Talk about good timing. La Salle resident John Hoffman played an Ultimate Crossword ticket from the Illinois Lottery and won $75,000.

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  5. IVCC offers Dino DazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Times

    Illinois Valley Community College's Continuing Education Office is offering "Dino Daze" camp from 10 a.m. to noon June 26-29 at the college's Oglesby campus. Betsy Carlson, outreach educator for the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, will teach about dinosaurs at a four-day camp for 6- to 9-year-olds interested in the field of ontogeny as well as mysteries of the tyrannosaur and an introduction to the weird dinosaurs of Gondwanaland.

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  6. Goodwill makes $18,000 IVCC scholarship donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Times

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois Board President Brian Reck, left, presents IVCC President Jerry Corcoran a symbolic check Thursday at a reception in Rockford. Reck later handed Corcoran a real check for $18,000 for scholarships for disabled students.

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  7. Fighting cancer - a hot dog at a time: Polancic's the secret ingredientRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Times

    At the La Salle County Relay for Life in 2016 holding up cancer awareness pamphlets was the Rehab Team from Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. From left, Denise Arellano, Andrea Meyer, Becky Wise, Carmen Friede, Janell Armstrong, Becky Jones, Bob Beguin and Helen Rockford.

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  8. PHOTO: Albert and friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | The Times

    Albert Einstein will not be there, but his theories should be topics of discussion this summer at the Serena Lions Club summer camp, 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 30, through Friday, June 9, at Serena Grade School. Free to all students in grades four through six residing in the Community Unit 2 School District, the camp will focus on science and math activities, including chemistry experiments, logic games, puzzles and other STEM activities.

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  9. Congressman supports high court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Times

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger told a Rockford audience over the weekend he supported the 2015 Supreme Court decision requiring states to recognize same-sex marriage, a newspaper reported. At one time, the Channahon Republican supported an amendment banning such marriages and more recently, said the decision should be left up to the states.

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  10. Congressman Kinzinger: No 'free-for-alls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Times

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger watches a demonstration of the water treatment process by Elizabeth Doellman, supervisor of water quality and environmental compliance at the Illinois American Water's Mobile Education Center trailer, Wednesday in Ransom. U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger watches a demonstration of the water treatment process by Elizabeth Doellman, supervisor of water quality and environmental compliance at the Illinois American Water's Mobile Education Center trailer, Wednesday in Ransom.

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  11. Want to hear Kinzinger? Get to Rockford SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Times

    Late last month, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger conducted a Facebook Live video chat for constituents, branding it a virtual town hall. This clearly was an attempt to somewhat placate the intensifying call for the Channahon Republican to actually appear in person in his 16th Congressional District.

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  12. Kinzinger agrees to Q&A in RockfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Times

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who has avoided town halls in recent months, is expected to take questions from constituents in a public setting Saturday. But organizers say it's a question-and-answer session, not a town hall, where people could directly ask the congressman questions.

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  13. Religion briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Times

    United Methodist pastor Rich Rubietta, of Park Ridge, will lead a musical service of worship hosted by Ottawa First United Methodist Church, 9 a.m. Sunday, March 12. Rubietta is a songwriter and worship consultant who conducts high-energy, interactive worship experiences that include audience participation and upbeat versions of familiar hymns and original material. He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in music.

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  14. PAPERWORK: Every school should have an Anna's ClosetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Times

    That's the way it is when you talk about memorial funds or lasting legacies or tributes to people you loved. You want to hold on so hard and long, and you want others to understand that.

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  15. Locals take to streets in Chicago to support women's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Times

    People gather on the street during the women's march in Chicago the day after President Trump's inauguration, on Saturday. People gather on the street during the women's march in Chicago the day after President Trump's inauguration, on Saturday.

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  16. In the Classroom - Rockford CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Times

    The following local students were named distinguished scholars for the fall semester at Rockford College, in Rockford: Alexandra Collins, of Earlville; and Karlyn Swords, of Ottawa.

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  17. OSF-offered diet plan is honored for proven resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Times

    The Health Management Resources program has been named a Best Weight-Loss Diet in U.S. News & World Report's Best Diets of 2017 Rankings. This is the third year in a row HMR has been included in the annual rankings list.

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  18. Driver in crash with county deputy diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Times

    The driver has died, whose vehicle collided with a La Salle County sheriff's office truck last month near Mendota. Martin Quest, 59, of Sublette, died Monday night at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, according to the Winnebago County Coroner's Office.

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  19. As Minn. waffled, NIU prepped for Holiday BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | The Times

    As news about a football player boycott at Minnesota broke, Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier quickly realized his Huskies might have a chance to play in the Holiday Bowl. But in less than 24 hours of frantic work, Frazier and NIU coaches knew they had what they needed most to accept a postseason bid on short notice: a motivated team.

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  20. Police 11-13-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | The Times

    The Times relies on reports furnished by police in our coverage area. If you know of a police matter but do not see it reported in The Times, contact us at 815-431-4050, 815-431-4082 or [email protected] .

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