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Illinois Has So Many Fish, They’ll Jump Right Into Your Boat

That might not be a bad slogan to use to draw fishermen (and women) to the waterways here in the Land of Lincoln to do some fishing, and spending of their tourism dollars. It doesn't hurt to have a guy in Carbondale with video proof that it happens, either.

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Does Anyone Know What this Rockford Billboard Means?

Have you seen this billboard in Rockford? Find out where it is and tell us what you think it means.

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It’s Lawn Mowing Time Once Again in the Rockford Area, Don’t Be Like These Guys

Remember during the winter months when you were wishing for Spring? You wanted no more cold and snow, no more shoveling and shivering. You wanted Springtime weather and all that comes with it. Like lawn mowing and maintenance. Well, Spring has sprung in the Rock River Valley, and the lawn mowers are out, or soon will be.

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Governor Rauner Moves Out of the Governor’s Mansion

If you're a Bruce Rauner fan, don't sweat it, and if you're not a fan at all, don't celebrate it. The reason for the Governor and Mrs. Rauner's departure has nothing to do with poll numbers or the current Springfield political climate.

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This Rockford Bypass 20 Sign Is Definitely Eye-Catching

Whoever chooses the text for the message boards along Illinois highways and tollways has a knack for word play.

You've got to give IDOT props for the clever play on words, but then again maybe the idea was borrowed...

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Rockford Business Names Cubs Kyle Schwarber 'Employee Of The Month'
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Rockford Business Names Cubs Kyle Schwarber ‘Employee Of The Month’

Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber might do more than just play baseball.

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Take a Look at What Illinoisans Pay Every Single Day in Gas Taxes

Just when you thought it was safe to take a little break from thinking about taxes, we get a new report that details what we're spending on gas taxes. Looking it over, it seems that every day is tax day.

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Did Any Rockford Area Easter Egg Hunts Have One of These Guys Show Up?

Rockford has hosted hundreds and hundreds of Easter egg hunts over the years, from "The Undertaker" and his world-record setting amount of Easter eggs a few years ago, to church egg hunts, and the traditional backyard egg hunts. Occasionally, those egg-gathering parties have had to deal with Mother Nature--but usually in the form of rain.

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Rockford’s Stockholm Inn To Host Controversial Illinois Group Assembly

The controversial Illinois Family Institute is planning to convene in Rockford.

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Area Law Enforcement Saturation Patrols Produce Results Over the Easter Weekend

Our longtime friend, Ken Decoster, joins the WROK Morning Show every Tuesday after the 8:30am news to share the latest from both the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office and Crimestoppers. One of our topics this morning was the results of the weekend's "saturation patrols" of high crime areas.

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