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10:29 am
Wed November 5, 2003

FARMING IN THE SHADOW OF SPRAWL: A Four Part Series

Wheeling, IL – The Chicago suburbs continue to sprawl westward, forcing many farmers to either adapt, move, or find a new line of business. WNIJ examines the issues behind these difficult decisions by talking with farm families who found themselves surrounded by subdivisions instead of cornfields.

The Horcher family has farmed in northern Cook County for more than a century. Faced with the challenges of explosive population growth, they are finding success by offering something different to their neighbors.

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WNIJ News
9:01 am
Tue October 7, 2003

Horse Slaughterhouse to Reopen in DeKalb

DeKalb, IL – Construction is underway in DeKalb on a slaughterhouse that will produce horsemeat for human consumption.

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WNIJ News
2:16 pm
Mon October 6, 2003

Animal Blessings

DeKalb, IL. – There's a growing trend of people giving more importance to animal spirituality.

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WNIJ News
2:17 pm
Wed September 10, 2003

Northern Illinois Teachers' Commentaries

Rockford, IL –
Jan Booth - commentary aired 9/2/03
Jan Booth has been teaching elementary school in Northern Illinois for more than 27 years. She also leads teacher training seminars.

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WNIJ News
1:15 pm
Mon June 30, 2003

A Visit to the Cherry Valley Spritualist Camp Association

Rockford, IL – The Cherry Valley Spritualist Camp Association has been around since 1925. But this is only the second year that board members have opened it to the public.

WNIJ's Simone Orendain observed a psychic reading at the camp and has this story.

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WNIJ News
4:29 pm
Fri May 23, 2003

Historic Ordination

Historic Ordination

Rockford, IL. – Some newly ordained Catholic priests from Northern Illinois will be saying their first mass this Sunday. They're from a group of 11 candidates who joined the priesthood last Saturday. That's the highest number of priests ever ordained in one day in the Rockford diocese. WNIJ's Simone Orendain reports. . .

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