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  1. Rockford worried about losing hoped-for Amtrak serviceRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    But that project is on hold for now Amtrak representative Ray Lang met late Wednesday afternoon with [GOP Rep. John Cabello of Machesney Park] and other members of the House Public Safety Appropriations Committee. Lang told the lawmakers all expansion projects are on hold for the foreseeable future.

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  2. Rock Valley Credit Union to Open New Branches in Meijer StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WIFR

    ... the opening of both new branch facilities. Dates include May 21 for the Rockford location and May 28 for the Machesney Park location. Members and those in the community can expect refreshments, door prizes and other fun as they are welcome to visit ...

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  3. Pointers Headed Back to Frozen FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | WSAW

    Men's Hockey STEVENS POINT, Wis. - Two third-period goals from Lawrence Cornellier (Machesney Park, IL/Harlem) helped the third-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team battle past Hamline and back into the national semifinals for the second year in ...

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  4. Crews to Start Work Again on 173Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WIFR

    Crews will start working again on reconstructing Route 173 in Machesney Park, picking back up at Perryville Road. To start, Mitchell Road will be closed until June.

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  5. The Literacy Council and Jersey Mike's Subs Team Up for March Month of GivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WIFR

    The Literacy Council , a local nonprofit serving adults working on improving their reading skills and English as a Second Language, has been selected as the benefactor by Jersey Mike's Subs restaurants located in Rockford and Machesney Park for the 5th fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to The Literacy Council at either of the Jersey Mike's restaurants.

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  6. Reinstating the Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | RiverBender.com

    ... a tool that you can, maybe, utilize with the prosecutor to get justice," says State Rep. John Cabello (R-Machesney Park). Cabello and the bill's co-sponsors are police veterans. He says evidence and practices can better home in on the correct people ...

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  7. IL Lawmaker Working to Bring Back Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    ... a tool that you can, maybe, utilize with the prosecutor to get justice," says State Rep. John Cabello (R-Machesney Park). Cabello and the bill's co-sponsors are police veterans. He says evidence and practices can better home in on the correct people ...

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  8. Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... a tool that you can, maybe, utilize with the prosecutor to get justice," says State Rep. John Cabello (R-Machesney Park). Cabello and the bill's co-sponsors are police veterans. He says evidence and practices can better hone in on the correct people ...

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  9. FEMA Awards $2,952,257 Grant to Village of Machesney ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has released $2,952,257 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to the village of Machesney Park, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of 24 residential structures in the Rock River floodplain. "The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program enables communities to implement critical mitigation measures to reduce the risk of loss of life and property," said FEMA Region V Administrator Andrew Velasquez III.

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  10. Rep. Cabello Files Bill to Reinstate the Death Penalty in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Illinoisreview

    ... may not be used without permission of the author. SPRINGFIELD, IL -State Representative John M. Cabello (R-Machesney Park) has filed legislation to reinstate the death penalty in Illinois. House Bill 4059 would eliminate the language abolishing the ...

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  11. Local Lawmaker Files Bill to Reinstate Death Penalty in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WIFR

    State Representative John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) has filed legislation to reinstate the death penalty in Illinois. House Bill 4059 would eliminate the language abolishing the death penalty that was passed in 2011, creating the Capital Crimes ...

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  12. Cabello and Stewart named to Gov. Rauner's Criminal Justice CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Illinoisreview

    ... Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform. State Representatives John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) and Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) have been tasked with representing the House Republican Caucus on the commission. "We a have ...

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  13. Young Artists Honored at Rockford Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WIFR

    ... Auburn High School, Rockford HONORABLE MENTION Me, Dishonestly by Tatym Arns, senior at Harlem High School, Machesney Park Rocks by Max Cichock, sophomore at Boylan Catholic High School, Rockford Words Can Hurt by Gabriela Falconi, sophomore at ...

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  14. County adds $8 million for Rockford airport repair facilityRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Washington Times

    ... will contribute $3 million. Winnebago County Board Chairman Scott Christiansen has asked Loves Park and Machesney Park to chip in $400,000 each over 20 years. Loves Park is set to vote Monday. The facility has long been in the works, but votes on ...

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  15. Alton Brown Brings More Business to EateriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WIFR

    By The Dozen Bakery in Machesney Park and PK Diner in Rockford have been seeing more customers ever since Food Network star Alton Brown paid them a visit last weekend and mentioned the businesses on his blog shortly after. Brown asked folks on social media about some tasty places to eat in the Stateline and both restaurants made the list.

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  16. Crews Battling House Fire in Machesney ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WIFR

    Smoke is still pouring out of a home in the 800 block of Gershwin Lane. We've also just learned the home is destroyed. One man was inside when the fire started and we're told he and his cat made it out okay.

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  17. Pitch to Machesney Park To Help Funding for AARRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WIFR

    A county leader is asking a Stateline village to chip in to bring a jet repair hub to the area, along with 500 jobs. Winnebago County Board chairman Scott Christiansen talked to Machesney Park leaders.

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  18. Meijer hiring 540 workers for Rockford-area storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Meijer is hiring 540 people to work at grocery and merchandise supercenters opening in May in Rockford and nearby Machesney Park. The Rockford Register Star reports the company is seeking clerks, cake decorators, customer service and receiving staff and meat cutters.

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  19. Meijer Stores Opening in May; Hiring HundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WIFR

    Rockford's unemployment rate could see some major improvement thanks to the opening of two new Meijer grocery stores this Spring. As work crews put the final touches on the outside of the Meijer store in Machesney Park, hundreds of people in the Stateline will soon be able to work inside as the grocery chain opens two stores in the Rockford area.

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  20. Rockford City Council Prepares to Vote on MRO FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | WIFR

    ... members and some Rockford aldermen want more proof the project will be a success before committing the money. Machesney Park village trustees have been asked to provide $400,000 to help with costs. Around $15 million for the project is coming from ...

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