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Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton criticized Donald Trump yesterday in Chicago over proposed cuts to public library funding. 

She spoke at the annual conference of the American Library Association, recounting how she obtained her first library card in Park Ridge. Clinton said libraries continue to play a role in rural and poor communities and pushed against President Trump's proposal to eliminate $230,000 in federal funding. 

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A water main break in downtown Rockford is causing headaches for some businesses and drivers. 

The Rockford Public Library’s board of trustees can expect to see something unusual at its meeting Monday night… a large crowd. That’s because two confidential reports by the library’s executive director have been leaked to the public.