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1:44 am
Wed July 27, 2011

Northern Illinois post offices on closure list

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5:31 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Illinois high on the list for power plant pollution

DeKalb, IL – A new study lists the states with the highest levels of pollution from coal and oil fired power plants. WNIJ's Mike Moen reports Illinois is included in the list.

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WNIJ News
11:13 am
Mon July 25, 2011

Illinois traffic stop study

WNIJ news – A racial gap was found in a new study of traffic stops in Illinois. But, one expert says more research is needed to draw any conclusions from the findings. WNIJ's, Mike Moen, has more:

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11:33 am
Fri July 22, 2011

First gig arrives for new choral group

WNIJ news – The new Rochelle Community Chorus gives its first public performance on July 25th. Ahead of the show, the chorus says it has already exceeded expectations. WNIJ's Guy Stephens has more:

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1:13 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Cold case suspect back in court

WNIJ news – The man accused in a DeKalb County cold case has agreed to return to Illinois to face charges. At a court hearing in Seattle Wedneaday morning, Jack McCullough waived his right to fight extradition. His stepdaughter, Janey O'Connor, says the sooner he gets back to Illinios, the sooner he can clear his name. The 71-year-old McCullough was recently arrested for the 1957 murder of Maria Ridulph. The young girl was found dead several months after she was abducted near her Sycamore home.

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9:22 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Northern Illinois Congressman pushes term limits

WNIJ news – Political observers have called Illinois 8th District Congressman, Joe Walsh, one of the most active members of the freshman class that came into office in the 2010 elections. The Republican also unabashedly counts himself a member of the Tea Party movement. WNIJ's Guy Stephens spoke with Walsh about some of the Congressman's initiatives:

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12:22 am
Thu July 14, 2011

State Representative Winters won't run next year

State Representative Dave Winters and his wife Kathy discuss his decision to not run for re-election next year.
Susan Stephens

6:12 interview with State Representative Dave Winters.

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WNIJ News
7:49 am
Wed July 13, 2011

New Congressional map faces legal challenge

WNIJ news – Illinois Republicans have been vocal about their opposition to the state's new congressional map. They have threatened to take legal action to prevent the map from becoming final. WNIJ's Mike Moen reports, such a move appears imminent:

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1:40 am
Wed July 13, 2011

Sycamore could host trial in half-century-old murder

Sycamore, IL – A Seattle man accused in the 1957 murder of a Sycamore girl could be back in Illinois within the next two months. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports.

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WNIJ News
12:55 pm
Mon July 11, 2011

Pardon more likely for Gov. Ryan?

P.S. Ruckman is author of the forthcoming book, \"Pardon Me, Mr. President: Adventures in Crime, Politics & Mercy.\"

DeKalb – The author of a book about presidential pardons discusses the potential for clemency for former Governor George Ryan, now that his wife has died. Author and political scientist P.S. Ruckman talks with WNIJ's Dan Klefstad.

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