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Binge Watching in Rockford Could Cost You More Soon

If you're addicted to streaming services like Netflix or Spotify, get ready to take a bigger hit to your pocketbook if the Illinois legislator gets its way. 

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You Won’t Believe This. ANOTHER Phone Scam Has Hit Rockford!

Ken Decoster from CrimeStoppers made his weekly visit to the station.

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Raising Illinois’ Speed Limits–A Good Thing, or A Dangerous Idea?

In August of 2013, then-Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation that raised the speed limit on rural interstates to 70 mph, despite opposition from the Illinois Department of Transportation, state police and leading roadway safety organizations, who feared increased mayhem on the highways, especially between cars and trucks. Now, we're looking at raising those limits again.

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One Of The World’s Best Harmonica Players Is Coming To Rockford

 

If John Popper is all that comes to mind when you think of harmonica masters you need to attend an upcoming Rockford Symphony Orchestra concert. 

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When You Outlaw Butter, Outlaws Will Come to Illinois to Get It

Our friends to the north in Wisconsin take a few things pretty seriously. Things like: Packers football, string cheese and fireworks roadside stands, Packers football, other types of cheese sold at roadside stands, beer, sausage, cheese  hats, and of course, Packers football. Oh yeah, and butter. They take butter very, very seriously.

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Don’t Look Now, But Gas Prices Are Starting to Rise

It's that magical time of year once again when refiners make the switch over to "summer-blend" gasoline--and raise their prices.

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Drone Video of Fire’s Damage at Machesney Park Restaurant

The Machesney Park Kentucky Fried Chicken and Long John Silvers restaurants were a total loss after 6 a.m. fire on Sunday (3/5).

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Sock Monkey Madness Coming To Town

Andrea from GoRockford.com made her weekly visit to let us know what's happening over the weekend.

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Hononegah Unveils Plans For A New Sports Complex

Things have been tight around Hononegah High School ever since their sports dome collapsed in 2015. 

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Nicholas Conservatory Invites You to Take a Whiff of Their Voodoo Lily–If You Dare

I love the smell of rotting meat in the morning; it smells like victory. Actually, I don't really care for that scent at any time, and it doesn't smell like victory, it smells like a Voodoo Lily, or "Corpse Flower." And, Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens has three of them waiting for you to come by and take a deep breath.

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