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February 2017 News Bloopers Are the Best of the Worst (Or Is That Worst of the Worst?)

Bad behavior, naughty words, unintentional physical comedy -- the bloopers for February had all of them and more.

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Illinois Proposes Overhauling Toll Roads
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The Illinois Tollway is Dumping Those Plastic Collection Buckets

Those large plastic buckets you've been dumping your tolls in for years appear to going the way of the dinosaurs, according to Illinois Tollway spokesperson Dan Rozek.

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‘Squad Goals,’ ‘Haterade’ Top Oxford Dictionaries’ 300 New Words

The English language is growing.

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Rockford Police Are Trying to Reduce Serious Crashes

On Tuesday of this week, you may have noticed an increased Rockford Police presence in the areas of Charles Street from 9th Street to Parkside Drive and Broadway from 9th Street to Alpine Road. You may have even met the police up-close-and-personal.

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Powerball Lottery Reaches Third Highest Jackpot
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Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot Might be the 10th Largest in the Game’s History

If you're anything like me, and I know I am--you'd love to win the lottery. However, the problem with my desire to be a lottery winner is the fact that I never buy a ticket. Okay, maybe never is not quite right. I bought a Powerball ticket once, when the jackpot went over a billion dollars. Since you're reading this now, you've probably surmised that I didn't win. I guess I only play when we get into record-breaking territory.

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Rockford Shoppers, Have You Noticed This Amazon Change?

Thanks to stiff competition from other retailers like Walmart, Amazon just quietly lowered their minimum free shipping requirements, and a lot of shoppers didn't notice it. Until now.

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Seeing Bad Behavior on Rockford’s Streets? It May Be a Millennial

Both my kids are (depending on the chart you look at) millennials, that group of Americans that are constantly (usually with good reason) excoriated for narcissism, bad manners, lack of respect, inability to deal with things that don't go their way, etc. Now, according to Chicago AAA, they're the worst-behaved drivers on our roads.

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Monopoly Is About to Make a Major Change to the Game

Monopoly as you know it is no more.

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Rockford Starbucks to Add Ice Cream To It's Menu?
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Rockford Starbucks to Add Ice Cream to Its Menu?

I am not a coffee drinker at all, so needless to say, this caught me eye (and my sweet tooth).

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Science Reveals Working Too Much May Really Drive You Crazy

Thinking of taking a mental health day? That may be wise.

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