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Winnebago County Health Department Reminds You to Watch Out for These Guys

And by these guys, I mean ticks. Warmer weather is here and Winnebago County is already seeing an increased number in Lyme Disease cases over last year's numbers.

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Where Does Illinois Place on the List of America’s Safest States?

It might get to you sometimes. You know, reading over and over again in various spots about how dangerous Rockford is. About how dangerous Chicago is. How dangerous Bloomington, Peoria, and East St. Louis are. How could you not think that Illinois is danger-central? Well, maybe because there are lots of other states that could take that title before us.

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We’ve Got Some Strange Names for Places in Illinois

I was just watching something on YouTube that had people from anywhere other than the Midwest trying to pronounce Midwestern place names. As you might imagine, it was pretty humorous to watch folks take on names that we're fairly familiar with, but they had never heard of.

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Here’s Some Good News–Illinois Gas Prices Are Dropping As We Head Into Summer

Here in Illinois, we'll take good news wherever and whenever we can get it. So, with that in mind, those of us who are planning on hitting the road this summer can look forward to lower gas prices.

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5 Air Shows in Illinois This Summer, Since the Rockford AirFest Was Cancelled

This past weekend should have been the Rockford AirFest, but since it was cancelled, we'll have to find another place to hang with some jets.

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Credit Downgrade Aside, How is Illinois Doing When it Comes to Jobs?

There was a lot of discussion yesterday (with a lot more coming in the future) about Illinois' credit this week after Moody's Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings downgraded Illinois credit rating to near junk status. The next part of the discussion will be what effect the downgrade will have on Illinois' jobs market.

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Celebrate National Doughnut Day in Rockford

Here are some great places to celebrate National Doughnut Day in Rockford.

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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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Top Major League Baseball Fights in Chicago Sports History

Here are the top Major League Baseball fights in Chicago sports history.

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And 2017’s Best City for a Staycation Is…

Vacation season is here, but you may not have to go far to kick back and relax.

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