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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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SwedishAmerican Foundation Kicks Off Yard of the Month Contest with Neighbors

Years ago, my neighborhood had an ongoing "yard of the month" award, complete with a sign that declared your yard to be awesome, and, I think a gift card was thrown in as well. I wouldn't know for sure, because my yard never won. 

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Let the Arguing Begin! These Are Rockford’s Best Restaurants, According to Yelp

Anytime someone puts together a list of the "best of _______," or the "worst of ________," you are guaranteed an argument. The biggest reason, or course, is that so many best/worst of lists are entirely subjective.

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It Turns Out That Illinois is a Lot More Fun Than You May Have Thought

We've said it before, and it will be said many more times: "Illinois is too hard on itself." To be fair, many times we're hard on ourselves for good reasons--high property taxes, ineffective state government, massive pension debts, crime, corruption, to name just a few. But even with those negatives, it seems that Illinois is still fun. And, a lot more fun than many other states.

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Illinois Student Recruits Barbershop Quartet For Epic 'Promposal'
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Illinois Student Recruits Barbershop Quartet For Epic ‘Promposal’

When a poster board "promposal" isn't good enough.

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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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Time To Be On The Lookout For Skunks in Illinois

It was around this time last year that my dog Lucy had her first encounter with a skunk during mating season--and it did not end well for Lucy. After 5 or so treatments with skunk smell removing solution, Lucy began to be a bit more tolerable to be around. She'll be delighted to know that the skunks are back and very active.

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Jimmy Fallon Has No Idea How to Say Chicago Suburb

Don't you think someone should have told him ahead of time this wasn't correct?

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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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Take A Beautiful Run At The Arboretum

Andrea from GoRockford.com made her weekly visit to the show to let us know what to do this weekend.

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