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10:01 am
Fri August 6, 2004

Kerry Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Beloit

Beloit, WI – Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry continues to campaign in the battleground states. He also held a town hall meeting in Beloit, Wisconsin. WNIJ's Simone Orendain reports not everyone there was a die-hard Kerry supporter.

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3:24 pm
Wed August 4, 2004

Energy Fair Preview

Oregon, IL – Chris Lehman visits Bob and Sonia Vogl, the organizers of the Illinois Renewable Energy Fair at the Ogle County Fairgrounds.

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2:45 pm
Tue August 3, 2004

Garrison Keillor Interview

7/30/04 – Garrison Keillor is a Democrat. His new book couldn't put it more plainly. WNIJ's Susan Stephens spoke with Keillor: first off, he's pretty excited about the presidential candidate who won his party's nomination.

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2:22 pm
Tue August 3, 2004

Obama Rally in DeKalb

8/2/04 – U.S. Senate candidate barack Obama is in the middle of a fast-paced, five-day bus tour throughout the state. He's drawing large crowds in cities and small towns: people are eager to see the politician who attracted so much attention at the Democratic National Convention. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports on his Sunday stop in DeKalb.

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2:11 pm
Tue August 3, 2004

Columnist Shares "A Few Thoughts"

7/29/04 – Mike Crase has been a reporter and columnist for small town newspapers in northern Illinois for 23 years. His recent book, "A Few Thoughts on a Scrap of Paper," is a compilation of some of his favorite columns. He says it helped him deal with some issues in his life: He spoke with WNIJ's Susan Stephens.

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10:33 am
Tue August 3, 2004

Rockford Area Arts Council Head Resigns

8/3/04 – The head of the Rockford Area Arts Council is retiring after seventeen years on the job. Susan Williams has given the arts organization six months notice. She spoke with WNIJ's Susan Stephens.

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10:17 am
Tue July 20, 2004

Cyclist Pedals Across 21 Countries To Raise $2.5 Million

Chicago – A Chicago bicyclist starts a 25-thousand-mile adventure alone across three continents. Stephan Wanger traded life as a corporate mover and shaker for life as a solitary cyclist, all in the name of charity. WNIJ's Simone Orendain prepared this profile.

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2:32 pm
Tue June 8, 2004

DeKalb Municipal Band is 150

DeKalb, IL – The City of DeKalb claims it has the oldest continuous band in Illinois. The DeKalb Municipal Band opens its 150th season with a concert in Hopkins Park. WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports:

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10:01 am
Tue June 8, 2004

Ronald Reagan's Dixon Pals

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4:22 pm
Fri June 4, 2004

Artists Ensemble of Rockford

Rockford, IL – There's a new theater group in Rockford. Artists Ensemble of Rockford plans to present its first season this Fall. WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports.

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