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1:00 am
Tue June 30, 2009

Illinois Health Facilities Board might be abolished

DeKalb, IL – Whether or not the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board is abolished this Wednesday is now in the hands of the governor. W-N-I-J's Christopher Hosken reports.

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4:02 pm
Mon June 29, 2009

Survey: Most Illinois gay middle and high school students harassed

DeKalb, IL – A just-released study says most all gay middle and high school students in Illinois are bullied by fellow classmates. Anecdotal evidence shows the discrimination doesn't end with a diploma. W-N-I-J's Christopher Hosken reports:

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7:18 pm
Thu June 25, 2009

Budget cuts could impede law enforcement

DeKalb, IL – Law enforcement officials are adding their voices to the debate over the Illinois state budget. They say the proposed cuts to social services would make it more difficult to fight and prevent crime. WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports:

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8:40 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

DeKalb County approves wind farm

DeKalb County Board member Paul Stoddard (left) voted in favor of the wind farm. DeKalb County Board member Mark Todd (right) voted against it.
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DeKalb, IL – Passions ran high when the DeKalb County Board gave the go-ahead to a proposed wind farm. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports.

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6:43 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

Demand's up at the Northern Illinois Food Bank

Machesney Park, IL – As the recession continues, many charity organizations have seen a big increase in the number of people they serve. WNIJ's Andy Mitchell spent time at the Northern Illinois Food Bank's mobile pantry to find out how they are weathering the troubled times.

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5:53 am
Thu June 18, 2009

Hundreds rally In Sycamore to protest state budget

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5:40 am
Thu June 11, 2009

Analysts with Moody's rate NIU

DeKalb, IL – Analysts with the credit rating service Moody's recently reaffirmed Northern Illinois University's A-2 score. On a 21-notch scale, N-I-U's A-2 is the sixth best and considered a good rating. W-N-I-J's Christopher Hosken picked over Moody's report and then spoke with one of its' many authors, N-I-U's main finance and facilities operations person, Bob Albanese.

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1:48 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Conversation about proton centers shifts

DeKalb, IL – In recent months, conversation about the pair of proton treatment centers being built in DuPage county has shifted. Before, talk was of bulldozers, financing, and which of the two would be finished first. But today, it's all about the state board overseeing the projects. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken explains why.

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6:17 pm
Tue May 12, 2009

Rochelle Choir concert Holocaust remembrance

Rochelle, Il – This school year, the Rochelle Township High School Choir had to learn more than just the notes on the page. As WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports, the May 12th concert was the culmination of a year-long collaborative effort among students and faculty.

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9:39 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

NIU expert: Chicago ready for pandemic

DeKalb, IL – Dennis Cesarotti teaches disaster preparedness at NIU. He also helped Chicago's public health department plan for a bird flu pandemic. Cesarotti tells WNIJ's Dan Klefstad that Chicago's plan will help it cope with any flu pandemic, including H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu).

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