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RACVB Invites Kids and Their Families to Take Part in Fred VanVleet’s Camp and FanFest

Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) and its Brand Ambassador and Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet are teaming up for the first ever Fred VanVleet Summer Camp and Fan Fest on June 23-25 at the UW Health Sports Factory. And the best part is that it's all about the players and their families.

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Join The Battle of the Badges Blood Drive and Help the Rock River Valley Blood Center

What's it going to be, Team Cops or Team Firefighters? Regardless of your allegiances, the real winner of the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive will be the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC), and those in our area in need of life-saving blood.

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Chris Cornell, 1964 – 2017

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be, for many people, was the sound of grunge, making his passing last night (May 17) that much more devastating.

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A Record Number of Illinoisans Are Hitting the Road Memorial Day Weekend

After a drop-off in holiday travel during the Great Recession, Illinois, along with a big chunk of America, is ready to hit the road over Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

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Rockford May Experience a Mosquito-Heavy Summer

What happens when you combine a relatively mild winter with a very wet Spring, and rapidly rising warmer-than-normal conditions? If you shouted "clouds and clouds of nasty mosquitos," you've probably already stock up on Deep Woods Off.

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So, The Rockford Area Got Some Hail Yesterday, And Cameras Were Ready

Depending on where you live, or where you were yesterday evening, you got to experience 10-15 minutes of some rather intense hail. My on-air partner, Joe Dredge, and his sister got the complete "I hope my windshield doesn't shatter" treatment, complete with dents on the car.

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How to Tell if You Might Get Bumped From Your Next Plane Trip

I don't think many of us really gave a whole lot of thought to the airline practice of "bumping" until the videos of a battered and bleeding man being dragged off an airplane began being played around the clock on nearly every outlet on the planet.

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Congressman Adam Kinzinger on Comey, North Korea, and Healthcare

Congressman Adam Kinzinger joins us monthly on the WROK Morning Show, almost always from Washington, DC. This morning, however, Kinzinger is in town for a discussion on economics and job growth, so he decided to stop by our studios for a chat.

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College Lacrosse Team Runs Out to Rousing…Donald Trump Speech?

And you thought Donald Trump's impact on sports ended with his love of Tom Brady and his ownership in the USFL.

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Attendance at Rockford’s Sites and Attractions Went Up in 2016

Being big supporters of the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) as we are around here, we often salute the efforts of the RACVB to market Rockford as a travel destination to people outside our area. According to some new numbers released this week, we have good reason to applaud.

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