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Illinois Students Carry More Student Debt Than Most of the Country

If it makes you feel any better, Illinois does better than the rest of the Midwest.

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Check Out Some of the Strange Foods of the Illinois State Fair

When you think of "Fair food," chances are you're thinking of something on a stick. Finding a way to serve up something on a skewer of some sort has become the trademark of fairs, whether we're talking county or state.

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Some Rockford Guy Was Caught On Camera Stealing A Gazebo And We Can't Deal
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Some Rockford Guy Was Caught On Camera Stealing A Gazebo And We Can’t Deal

Why would you steal a gazebo? For the life of me and every upright citizen in Rockford, please help me and all of us understand.

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While Traffic Deaths Decline Nationally, They’re Increasing in Illinois

The first six months of 2017 have seen an uptick in the number of Illinois traffic fatalities over the same period in 2016, all while the rate of traffic deaths has slightly decreased nationally. Experts say there are several reasons.

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Internet Cheers Dad For Conquering the Same Fear That I Have

That fear, or phobia if you prefer, is the fear of heights, or acrophobia. I've had it as long as I can remember, and I'm sorry to report that it has grown worse over the years, not better. That's what makes living in Rockford perfect for me. There's nothing really high up to worry about.

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U of I to Use One Logo Only

If you're an alumni of the University of Illinois Champaign - Urbana then you're most likely familiar with the schools' logo.

The college has decided to use one logo and only one to represent them.

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David Ross is Skydiving at the Chicago Air and Water Show Because… He Can

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a retired World Series Chicago Cub player?

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Opening Dates for Rockford Area’s Fall Hot Spots

Opening dates for some of Rockford's favorite apple orchards and Fall hot spots have been released, so you better mark these dates on your calendar right now.

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Illinois Man Gets 2nd Place In Contest That Will Make Your Brain Hurt

Trying to think about whether or not you could complete in this contest might make your head hurt. An Illinois man did it and almost won. Grab a warm drink before reading this.

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Winnebago County Animal Services Needs Your Help to “Clear the Shelter”

I've long been a fan of dedicated men and women who run and staff Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS), and their latest offering/promotion is one of the many reasons why.

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