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What We Will See During the Bears Packers Game Thursday Night

Things may look slightly different for Thursday night football between the Bears and Packers. This is what you're going to see.

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Northern Illinois Just Set Some Heat Records–But Cooler Temps Are Coming

After the relatively cool summer we in the Rockford area just experienced, it seems somewhat odd that September would bring along with it a record-breaking heatwave. But it did, and we've got the numbers to prove it.

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The Better Business Bureau Warns of ‘Puppy Scams’

One of the good things to come out of all the horrific weather that Texas and Florida recently endured is the fact that thousands of lost and/or abandoned dogs and cats are being adopted into new homes around the country at a record rate. If you're looking to add a four-legged friend to your family, please consider a rescue animal. You'll be doing a world of good--and you'll avoid a potential scam.

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There’s A Survey Aiming To Lower Rockford Crime

The survey is open only people that live, go to school or work in Rockford area. Respondents must be at least 18 years of age.

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Rockford Is Losing a City Market Favorite

Lovers of cheesecake are crying over this announcement from their favorite Rockford City Market vendor.

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After 33 Years Of Rockford Florist Calls It Quits

After brightening others days with gorgeous bouquets of flowers for 33 years, a Rockford florist say it's time time to call it quits.

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Save the Date–Rockford’s ‘Stroll on State’ Happens Saturday November 25th

How time flies when you're having fun in Downtown Rockford. Stroll on State presented by Illinois Bank & Trust will celebrate its 5th anniversary on Saturday, November 25th, and the organizers have added even more cool things to one of Rockford's favorite events.

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Annual Dachshund Race Celebrates Start Of Oktoberfest In Australia
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People Will Be Showing Their Weiners On the Streets of Loves Park

Rockford's Oktoberfest celebration is going to be doggone fun this year.

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19 Firefighters Killed By Fast-Moving Wildfire In Arizona
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Why Has the Rockford Area Gone Purple?

Stateline residents are displaying purple to show love for a special 10-year-old girl named Livia, and the reason why absolutely breaks this mother's heart.

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Illinois High School Teacher Thwarts School Shooter By Herself

Quick thinking by a Mattoon High School teacher probably saved many lives.

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