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Here’s How You Can Help a Rockford Shooting Victim and His Family

By now, most of us are familiar with the story of the innocent motorist who was shot and critically wounded when he and his wife were caught in the crossfire during a gang-related shootout near Longwood and Rural earlier this month. What you might not know is that they really need some help.

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Radio Shack Joins Hhgregg in Closing Up Shop in Rockford

It's been that kind of month in Rockford. Earlier in April, electronics retailer hhgregg announced they were seeking bankruptcy protection in the hopes of finding a buyer for their 220 stores. A few days later, they announced that a buyer couldn't be found.

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NIU Political Science Professor Matt Streb on Trump, Taxes, and Springfield

For nearly a decade, Matt Streb, political science professor and faculty athletic representative at Northern Illinois University, has been joining us on Wednesday mornings for a topical discussion of the political world.

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Bet You Can’t Guess What State Is Most Addicted to Gambling (Actually, You Probably Can)

Ten bucks says you can figure out which state is most hooked on plunking down some money to win a bet.

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Van Galder Bus/Coach USA Suspends Service From the Clock Tower Resort

In a sign of the times, one more change is happening out at the Clock Tower Resort--it's being eliminated as a pick up/drop off point for motor coach connections to O'Hare and Midway.

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich with his lawyer Aaron Goldstein walks into prison in Littleton, Colorado, to begin his 14-year prison sentence on corruption charges Thursday, March 15, 2012. The 55-year-old Democrat becomes the second Illinois govern
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Ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich’s Appeal to Reduce Sentence is Rejected by Appeals Court

A federal appeals court today rejected former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's bid to shorten his 14-year prison sentence in a public corruption case.

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Governor Rauner Moves Out of the Governor’s Mansion

If you're a Bruce Rauner fan, don't sweat it, and if you're not a fan at all, don't celebrate it. The reason for the Governor and Mrs. Rauner's departure has nothing to do with poll numbers or the current Springfield political climate.

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Take a Look at What Illinoisans Pay Every Single Day in Gas Taxes

Just when you thought it was safe to take a little break from thinking about taxes, we get a new report that details what we're spending on gas taxes. Looking it over, it seems that every day is tax day.

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Area Law Enforcement Saturation Patrols Produce Results Over the Easter Weekend

Our longtime friend, Ken Decoster, joins the WROK Morning Show every Tuesday after the 8:30am news to share the latest from both the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office and Crimestoppers. One of our topics this morning was the results of the weekend's "saturation patrols" of high crime areas.

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LeBron James to Open His Own Public School in Akron, Ohio

James will be opening the I Promise School in Akron.

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