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Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $262 Million
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So, Nobody Won $346M in the MegaMillions Jackpot Tuesday–Will $382M Work for You?

In the interests of full (and somewhat idiotic) disclosure, I rarely, if ever, play the lottery. However, when I do--I wait for the jackpot to become astronomical. Take last night's Mega-Millions lottery drawing for example. I guess I couldn't be bothered with a paltry $346,000,000. But on Friday, when the jackpot will be just south of $400,000,000, I'll probably grab a ticket.

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Couple Caught Having Sex At Wisconsin State Fair

A couple was arrested for having sex this week at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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The Amount Visitors to Rockford Spent Last Year is Pretty Amazing

Our friend Andrea Mandala from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) joins the WROK Morning Show every Friday to give you a rundown on all the cool things there are to see, do, and enjoy every weekend here in Rockford. It seems as though her message is resonating with a lot of people, which results in a lot of money and jobs for the Rockford area.

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10 Illinois Towns Make the 100 Safest Cities List

If you're beginning to think there isn't a safe place to live in Illinois.

Think again.

10 Illinois towns recently made the 100 Safest Cities in America list.

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Lawsuit: The Blueberries in Your Dunkin' Donuts are Fake
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Lawsuit: The Blueberries at an Illinois Dunkin’ Donuts are Fake

Those allegedly 'fake' blueberries sold at an Illinois Dunkin' Donuts restaurant could be worth $5 million.

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Chillax Everyone, The Next Total Eclipse Will Hit Illinois Much Sooner Than You Think
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Chillax Everyone, The Next Total Eclipse Will Hit Illinois Much Sooner Than You Think

Most everyone I know has Monday, August 21 marked down as the day the total eclipse is going to happen.

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Dixon Law Enforcement Is Changing The Way Police Interact With The Public

Ken Decoster from CrimeStoppers made his weekly visit to the show.

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A Very Important Blood Drive Is Coming To Cherry Valley

The supply of blood in the Rockford area is getting dangerously low again. Here's how you can help out. 

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13 Years Today A Band Treated An Illinois River Like A Toilet

In 2004, a world famous band made a stop in Chicago and left behind something gross and unexpected.

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How Does Illinois’ Healthcare Compare to the Rest of the Country?

There's been a lot of discussion, arguing, and shouting about healthcare over the last few months. What to do about a failing Affordable Care Act, whether to repeal and replace, how we're going to pay for it, etc. But what about the state of healthcare in Illinois? Where do we stand when compared to the nation in general?

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