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Be Wary of the Words “Can You Hear Me,” Because It Might be a Scammer

It seems that every time we turn around, there's some new phone or email scam working its way across the country. Scammers are always looking for a new angle on liberating as much of your hard-earned money from your pocket as they can. This scam is particularly tricky.

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Want to Earn $1,000,000? Stop These Guys From Reaching the Great Lakes

By "these guys" I mean the much hated, highly dreaded, invasive fish known as the "Asian Carp." Michigan's Department of Natural Resources has a million dollars bounty waiting for the person or persons who come up with a way to keep the Great Lakes free of them.

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Illinois Has the Highest Tax Rates in America

It's tax season once again, so keep in mind that you've got about a month to change over from the "wearing of the green" to the "sending of your green" to the government. Woo-hoo.

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Rockford Area Crime Stoppers Wanted Fugitives For March 8

Rockford Area Crime Stoppers has released its latest list of people wanted by local law enforcement for alleged criminal activity.

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Weatherman Baffled When Farting Kid Rushes Onto the Set

The forecast calls for clouds -- gas clouds, that is.

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Raising Illinois’ Speed Limits–A Good Thing, or A Dangerous Idea?

In August of 2013, then-Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation that raised the speed limit on rural interstates to 70 mph, despite opposition from the Illinois Department of Transportation, state police and leading roadway safety organizations, who feared increased mayhem on the highways, especially between cars and trucks. Now, we're looking at raising those limits again.

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Brawny to Make Major Change in Honor of Women’s History Month

March is Women's History Month and this company with a rugged looking dude on its packaging is getting in on it.

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Don’t Look Now, But Gas Prices Are Starting to Rise

It's that magical time of year once again when refiners make the switch over to "summer-blend" gasoline--and raise their prices.

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YMCA Bans 24-Hour News Channels to Curtail Arguments

This YMCA is tired of people exercising...their right to free speech.

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It’s Pothole Season Once Again in Rockford

We've long had an incorrect adage in these parts about seasons: The only seasons we haveĀ in Rockford are winter and road construction. Not true. We actually have three of them if you include pothole season.

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