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Travelers In The West Hit The Road Flocking To Destinations To Witness Monday's Eclipse In Totality
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A Couple of Last Minute Notes About Today’s Eclipse Viewing in Rockford

We're just hoping that Mother Nature doesn't screw it all up with clouds and rain.

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Flashback Friday: 30 Years Ago at the WROK/WZOK Rock River Raft Race

Back in the day, the full title was the WROK/WZOK Anything That Floats Rock River Raft Race. We pulled the plug after many great years of river adventures, but last year the race was revived by a different organization under a new name.

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Illinois Attorney General Warns of Solar Eclipse Scams

What are a few pairs of injured eyes to a scam artist?

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Winnebago County Animal Services Needs Your Help to “Clear the Shelter”

I've long been a fan of dedicated men and women who run and staff Winnebago County Animal Services (WCAS), and their latest offering/promotion is one of the many reasons why.

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Rockford’s Discovery Center is Celebrating Eclipse Day With 2 Days of Events

Yesterday in this space, I told you that if you wanted the "full eclipse" experience you'd have to head for the southern part of Illinois. If you're not in the 70 mile wide swath called the "Path of Totality," you won't get the full experience, just a partial eclipse. However, If you want to maximize your partial eclipse viewing, grab your family and head for the Discovery Center Museum.

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The Amount Visitors to Rockford Spent Last Year is Pretty Amazing

Our friend Andrea Mandala from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) joins the WROK Morning Show every Friday to give you a rundown on all the cool things there are to see, do, and enjoy every weekend here in Rockford. It seems as though her message is resonating with a lot of people, which results in a lot of money and jobs for the Rockford area.

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Rockford Area Portillo’s Fans, Their Lemon Cake Phenomenon Has Been Extended

If you've ever had a favorite menu item from a favorite place suddenly disappear, you can take heart in knowing that in today's world, all it takes is sharing on social media your desire for the return of that item to make it happen. Hey, it worked for one guy, why not you?

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Rains and Rising River Levels Means Another Bad Weekend for Boaters on the Rock

Mother Nature has been in foul mood this summer, and with the recent (and upcoming) weather conditions, it appears that Rockford area boat owners are taking it on the chin again.

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Play Some Golf to Benefit Veterans Dealing With PTSD and Help Dogs, Too

Friday on the WROK Morning Show, Joe Dredge and I spent some time discussing the upcoming Circle of Change Veterans Dog Program Golf Outing that takes place Saturday August 5th in Winnebago. I've gotta tell you golfers that this is something you'll want to get behind.

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Take a Rise and Shine Historic Bike Tour of Downtown Rockford July 29th

If you're looking to get a little exercise and learn some things you didn't know about downtown Rockford, Rockford's River District has just the thing for you coming up Saturday, July 29th.

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