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If Bacon Makes Your World Go Round, You’ll Want to Head for Lombard

On the WROK Morning Show a couple of weeks ago, after reading about some competitive eater downing several pounds of bacon to win a contest, Joe Dredge asked me when I thought this whole "Life is Bacon-Bacon is Life" craze and obsession that we have in this country is going to finally cool off. Short answer: I don't see it happening anytime soon.

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You Can Take a Great Road Trip Without Leaving Illinois

Usually, when you think of a summer road trip, you're probably thinking about taking that trip out of Illinois. You may be thinking Wisconsin Dells, Lake of the Ozarks, Indiana Dunes, or maybe even farther-flung locales. A new study suggests that you consider keeping your next road trip within the boundaries of the Land of Lincoln.

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Get Out And Enjoy Father’s Day Weekend

Andrea from GoRockford.com made her weekly visit to the show to let us know what to do this weekend. This time she has plenty to do with dad...

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Chamber President Einar Forsman Joined Us to Talk About Rockford’s Women in Business

Once every month or so, Rockford Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Einar Forsman joins us to talk business in the Rockford area, along with letting us know about some of the cool events that the Chamber has coming up.

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Here’s the Perfect Father’s Day Gift for the Punctual Cubs Fan

You've got to hand it to the marketing department of the Chicago Cubs. As if selling individual ivy leaves from the outfield walls at $200 a piece, plus $15 for shipping weren't enough, now you can break the bank buying dad the ultimate in Cubs fan timepieces.

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Cycling - BMX - Olympics: Day 14
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Huge BMX Tournament Coming To Rockford This Weekend

Another big tournament is coming to Rockford. 

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Question of the Day: How Many Rockfords Are There in the United States?

The reason I ask is because I got a call the other day from an author who's promoting his latest book. He wondered if I had gotten a copy of the book that he had sent to me at the radio station here in Rockford. When I said that I hadn't, he told me it must have gone to the wrong Rockford.

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The Rockford Police Community Services Unit Can Help You Protect Your Home

Lately, it seems like everywhere you look you'll see an advertisement or pitch of some sort regarding home protection. You've got ADT, SimpliSafe, and a host of other monitored alarms systems, along with video surveillance systems, and do-it-yourself alarm kits. Price points can vary widely, but there's a very experienced local service that can help you protect your home and business--for free.

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The 10 Best Casual Dining Spots In Rockford
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The 10 Best Casual Dining Spots In Rockford

A new list featuring America's best casual dining restaurants, and I wanted to find the best in Rockford.

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Beware of the Large Snapping Turtle Spotted At Rock Cut State Park

Look out for 'them critters', this guy, could bite your fingers off. Ouch!

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