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This Duck In Durand Can’t Walk Without Our Help

Snuggles the duck is a new resident at Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Durand. Due to a birth defect in his left leg, Snuggles cannot walk without the help of a tiny wheelchair, and Hoo Haven is hoping to take the duck's rehabilitation even further. This is where you and I come in.

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Illinois Sends Out Letter Halting All Road Construction July 1st.

Illinois' financial crisis isn't news to anyone. Now we can't even repair our roads. 

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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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Magic Waters Waterpark to Be Featured on the Travel Channel

I made a discovery recently that is pretty exciting for Rockford; it appears that Magic Waters Waterpark will soon be featured on a show for the Travel Channel.

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NIU Hit With A Double Dose Of Bad News

June hasn't been kind for the Dekalb University. 

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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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We Complained About the Cold, Now We’re Tweeting About the Heat

People who've lived around this area for a while know that most winters are lengthy, dreary, mostly snowfall-free (lately), and really, really cold. That's just the way it is, and we deal with it. Sure, there's some complaining, but we mostly just soldier on, confident in the knowledge that we'll have a nice two-day Spring, then head into the blast furnace.

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Alexandria Shooter Identified As Man From Illinois

The man who shot five people at a baseball practice for Republican Congressional members has been identified as a man from Belleville, Illinois. 

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The 5 Rockford Area Businesses I Can’t Live Without

Imagine walking up to a business you love and finding the windows boarded up and they would never be open again. How distraught would you be?

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