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Eric Wilson and Friends Stopped by to Talk Beauty and the Beast at Starlight Theater

This morning on the WROK Morning Show, our good friend Eric Wilson, news anchor at Channel 17's Eyewitness News, stopped by the studio along with some friends to discuss Starlight Theater's new production of Beauty and the Beast, which opens Wednesday.

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Would This Kind of Event Work Here in Rockford?

Here in Rockford, we've shown ourselves to be very open-minded when it comes to trying out sports and/or games that are popular in other countries, but do we have enough hearty, adventurous souls around here to take on the very British Cheese Rolling Race? I think we do, although at this point in my life, I'm not one.

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Rockford’s River District Has Got a Fun and Interesting Summer Lined Up For You

Since we're now officially into the summer season, we thought it would be a good idea to start shining the spotlight on all the fun that can be found during the summer months around the Rockford area. Rockford's River District seems like a good place to start.

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The Rock River Anything That Floats Race Returns August 20th

When I first started at WROK in 1983, one of the first of many really cool events that I was introduced to was the WROK/WZOK Anything That Floats Rock River Raft Race. Hundreds and hundreds of people participated, and thousands more lined the banks of the Rock River to cheer them on. After a good long run, our race was retired. Last year, it returned to much acclaim.

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Anderson Japanese Gardens Has a Summer Full of Great Music Lined Up For You

Wednesday morning on the WROK Morning Show, David Anderson of Anderson Japanese Gardens (AJG) stopped by with a preview of Tuesday Evening in the Gardens, a weekly event that showcases outstanding musical peformers playing in one of the most beautiful settings you'll find anywhere.

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Nat Bauer Joined Riley and Joe to Talk Patriotic Music Concert and Vets Roll

After yet another wonderfully successful Vets Roll, and with a patriotic music celebration coming up Sunday afternoon at Aldersgate United Methodist Church at 2pm to benefit Vets Roll, choral director Nat Bauer joined us Friday morning to discuss veterans and patriotism.

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If You Haven’t Been to the Rockford City Market, Look at What You’re Missing

It's crazy popular, but we know that some of you haven't yet made the trek downtown to enjoy the Rockford City Market. That's okay, maybe you've been busy. However, with all the great happenings each and every Friday through September 29th, how about making this the year you check it out?

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RACVB Invites Kids and Their Families to Take Part in Fred VanVleet’s Camp and FanFest

Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) and its Brand Ambassador and Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet are teaming up for the first ever Fred VanVleet Summer Camp and Fan Fest on June 23-25 at the UW Health Sports Factory. And the best part is that it's all about the players and their families.

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Join The Battle of the Badges Blood Drive and Help the Rock River Valley Blood Center

What's it going to be, Team Cops or Team Firefighters? Regardless of your allegiances, the real winner of the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive will be the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC), and those in our area in need of life-saving blood.

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Nutella Lovers Rejoice! World’s 1st Nutella Cafe to Open Soon in Chicago

I like Nutella okay, I guess. I mean, it's fine. Kind of seems like a melted candy bar in a jar, but to each their own, right? Just because I'm not over the moon about Nutella doesn't mean that I don't understand those of you who are. And, believe me, I know you're out there. I live with a couple of Nutella nuts. A couple of Nutella nuts who'll be heading for Chicago very soon.

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