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Here’s How You Can Help a Rockford Shooting Victim and His Family

By now, most of us are familiar with the story of the innocent motorist who was shot and critically wounded when he and his wife were caught in the crossfire during a gang-related shootout near Longwood and Rural earlier this month. What you might not know is that they really need some help.

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Radio Shack Joins Hhgregg in Closing Up Shop in Rockford

It's been that kind of month in Rockford. Earlier in April, electronics retailer hhgregg announced they were seeking bankruptcy protection in the hopes of finding a buyer for their 220 stores. A few days later, they announced that a buyer couldn't be found.

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7 Best Rockford Reactions To Chicago Bears’ First Draft Pick

Move over unicorn drinks, politics, and list of bands, something else is taking over Facebook in Rockford. It's Chicago Bears' fans, and they aren't happy.

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Rockford Christian High School Seniors 'Wrap Up' The School Year With The Ultimate Prank
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Rockford Christian High School Seniors ‘Wrap Up’ The School Year With The Ultimate Prank

So, what do you get when you combine eight miles of plastic wrap with 12 Rockford Christian High School seniors? A very cool senior prank!

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Rockford McDonald’s Is Discontinuing This Popular Menu Item

One of the great things about McDonald's is that you know exactly what you're going to get every time you roll through.

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Illinois Woman Finds A Surprise In Her Steak ‘N Shake Meal

Kaleigh Crum from Marion, IL was a little shocked when she had an unexpected addition to her Chili Mac from Steak 'n Shake. 

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NIU Political Science Professor Matt Streb on Trump, Taxes, and Springfield

For nearly a decade, Matt Streb, political science professor and faculty athletic representative at Northern Illinois University, has been joining us on Wednesday mornings for a topical discussion of the political world.

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What’s the Best Day of the Week to Buy Gas in Rockford?

If you're like me, and I know I am--you've never really considered what day of the week it is while stopping to fill up with gas. I mean, call me old school, but I generally fill up when it appears that my tank is low and in need of a refuel. Now I find out that's been costing me money.

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Illinois Storm Chaser Catches Chilling Wind Sound

Usually when storms are happening people take shelter indoors, but this storm chaser didn't and I'm so glad because his video is captivating.

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Convicted Chicago Burglars Give Advice On Keeping Your Home Safe

You probably lock your door when you're gone but these guys have some inside knowledge on keeping your home safe. 

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