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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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Remember Cursive Handwriting? Springfield Says Your Kids Need to Learn It

I remember being a kid in school learning what was then called "penmanship." It was also referred to as "script," or "cursive." Whatever it was labeled, I soon discovered that I had virtually no aptitude for it whatsoever.

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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month In Illinois, So Let’s Start Seeing Motorcycles

As a pre-drivers license teenager, I had a on road/off road motorcycle that I used to ride around a farm and forest area that I had permission to use. I was looking forward to getting my drivers license, and my motorcycle license, too. The day that I came home from getting both, I discovered that my dad had sold my motorcycle that morning.

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Why Don’t Illinois Lawmakers Look at How Much Bills Cost Before Voting For Them?

I'm guessing that when you go out shopping, you don't just pile items in your cart without looking at what they cost. Unless you're a highly-compensated professional athlete, lottery winner, or all-around rich person, you just can't do it like that.

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Will These Toys Be Banned from Illinois Classrooms?
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Will These Toys Be Banned from Illinois Classrooms?

The new toy craze that keeps kids' hands busy is becoming a nuisance and teachers don't want to see them anymore.

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The Holbourne Musuem Unveils A New Bruce Munro Light Installation
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Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens is Looking for Volunteers for “Bruce Munro–Light”

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens will be seen in a whole new light this summer and fall, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to help out and be a part of this spectacular, new, garden-wide art installation.

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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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