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Alpine Bank in Rockford Robbed on Friday Afternoon, Suspect Shot and Killed
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Alpine Bank in Rockford Robbed on Friday Afternoon, Suspect Shot and Killed

Traffic was tied up on Mulford and Spring Creek on Friday afternoon due to a bank robbery of Alpine Bank.

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Some Things You May Not Know About Presidential Inaugurations

As I sit at my keyboard, Donald Trump is being inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. I've heard the words "history making" several times this morning, but then again, aren't each and every one of these presidential inaugurations history making? To answer my own question, yes.

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Here’s the Latest on Rockford’s Snow Sculpting Competition

Every Friday morning at around 7:25, we spend a few minutes with our good friend Laura Gibbs-Green of the Rockford Park District, as she fills us in on all the cool events and activities lined up for you and your family. This morning, we discussed the recently postponed Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition. In particular, what happens next.

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Eating Bacon Could Be Key to a Long Life, says Illinois Resident
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Eating Bacon Could Be Key to a Long Life, says Illinois Resident

Do you need another reason to eat bacon? Besides the fact that it's the single best tasting food on the planet. No? Well neither do I, but here's a great one anyway.

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13 WTF? #815 Instagram Pics that Have Nothing to do With Rockford

If you've ever taken a photo in Rockford, you might have tagged it with #815; so have these 13 people; but it's obvious that they weren't taken in Rockford.

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Top 6 States Illinois Residents Are Moving to
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Top 6 States Illinois Residents Are Moving to

People are leaving Illinois in large numbers, so where is everyone moving to?

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Watch the Inauguration of Donald Trump Live Right Here

On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald Trump with take the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States.

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Popular CherryVale Mall Store Suddenly Closes

Less than two weeks after getting robbed, a store at the CherryVale Mall has reportedly closed up shop.

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Illinois Could Be First State With Soda Tax

Taxes on sugary beverages have been put in place across the country in some cities but never in an entire state.... for now. 

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Former Governor Ryan Found Guilty On All Counts
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New DIY Art Project Honors Illinois’ Disgraced Govenors

Do you need to perfect piece of artwork to really bring a room together? Look no further. 

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