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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Possible New Illinois Portillo’s Location

It looks like this possible new Portillo's location is supposed to be a secret, but the cat is out of the bag.

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Auction to Sell All Clock Tower Resort & Water Park Furnishings

The Clocktower is having an auction. Not hosting one, HAVING one. Everything in the building is going on the auction block, everything but the clock.

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Watch This Touching Tribute To A Wrigleyville Icon

If you've ever been in Wrigleyville past midnight, you've probably visited the famous Taco Bell. 

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Roommate Needed For This Little Lady

Meet this week's Q98.5 Pet of the Week. She is looking for her forever home a.s.a.p.

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University of Illinois is Knocked Out of the Top Ten Party Schools List

This is kind of a good news/bad news scenario, depending on whether you're an attending student or a parent who's paying your kid's tuition at the U of I. Those parents hoping for more studying than partying out of their child are probably smiling, while the would-be party animals are not.

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The Cheesiest Festival Ever is Coming: Curdfest 2017

Guys, not only is this curd-a-licious, it's free.

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This Season’s Bears VS. Packers Game Will Make TV History

And you probably won't be watching it on TV.

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Weird, Strange, and Bizarre Laws Still on Illinois’ Books–Part Two

Last week in this space I posted a piece called "You Probably Didn't Know These Things are Against the Law in Illinois." To be honest, I thought that would be the end of it. I mean, how many bizarro-world laws can one state have? Turns out, thanks to some research by alert listener Mike, we've got more. Plenty more.

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What Happened to All of the Monarch Butterflies?

My wife and I were talking about butterflies the other day (I know, how exciting, right?) and we both were wondering whether it was just our childhood imaginations, or are there a lot less Monarch butterflies around the Rockford area today than there were years ago? Turns out, it's not our imaginations.

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Boy Scout Camp West of Rockford Needs Help

If you have any boys in Boy Scouts here in Rockford, or like me several nephews, you've most likely heard about or been to Canyon Camp.

This well know camp, just west of Rockford in Stockton, is need of help after the recent flood.

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