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Venomous Caterpillar Found In Northern Illinois
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Dangerous Caterpillars Spotted In Northern Illinois

When you think of caterpillars, you often think they are cute little fuzzy creatures and often think they are safe. This one is not and should be avoided at all costs.

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Chicago’s Next Official Christmas Tree Could Come From Your Backyard 

Chicago is looking for their next official Christmas tree.

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Rockford’s Portillo’s New Menu Item Is Really Strange

This new item that you'll find on the Rockford Portillo's menu is really strange. In my opinion it almost borders on gross.

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Fall is the Season for Pumpkins, Changing Leaves, Halloween, and Stink Bugs

Well, Halloween isn't for another month, the leaves are barely changing, and there aren't a ton of pumpkin displays yet--but stink bugs? Yeah, we've got plenty.

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Don’t Fall for This Netflix Email Scam

Another bank account phishing scam is circling, and this time it's targeting Netflix customers. Here's what you need to be on the look out for.

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Anderson Gardens Plus Beer Equals A Good TIme

Andrea from GoRockford.com made her weekly visit to the show to let us know what to do this weekend.

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Here’s A Story About Potato Shak That You Probably Don’t Know

You've probably enjoyed breakfast there, but do you know anything about the people making it at Potato Shak?

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UPS Drivers And Union Leaders Protest Excessive Overtime
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UPS in Rockford is Looking for More Than 2,000 Seasonal Workers

If $10.20, or $11.76, or even $19.58 per hour sounds pretty good to you, the folks at UPS are hiring at the Rockford Air Hub located on Airport Drive.

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Rockford Area Restaurants You Have to Visit Before Summer Weather Ends
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Rockford Area Restaurants You Have to Visit Before Summer Weather Ends

Technically it;s Fall now, but luckily for us, Mother Nature has decided to be kind and extend Summer a bit longer.

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Feeding America Receives $1,000,000 Grant From The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation
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Congressman Randy Hultgren Discusses Help for the Opioid Epidemic and More on WROK

14th District Representative Randy Hultgren visits with us on the WROK Morning Show once a month. This morning's topics included his thoughts on the devastation in the Caribbean, fighting back against the opioid epidemic that's been sweeping our nation, and a really cool program designed to shine the spotlight on students and their technical achievements.

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