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“Hand of Fate” Wins Illinois Bicentennial Craft Beer Competition at the Illinois State Fair

Unless you pay attention to such things, you may be unaware that 2018 marks 200 years since Illinois became a state. If you were around in 1976 for our nation's bicentennial, then you know that there will be plenty of products clamoring to be the official _________ of Illinois' bicentennial.

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Rauner sworn in as Illinois governor, says business as usual would be 'morally corrupt'
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Governor Rauner on the WROK Morning Show Talking Schools and Funding

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is none-too-pleased about the recent override of his veto, which has resulted in a major tax increase and some serious friction involving school funding. This morning, he joined us to spread the word about SB-1, and why he's dead set against it.

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Motorcycle Deaths Rise In California
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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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Governor Rauner Moves Out of the Governor’s Mansion

If you're a Bruce Rauner fan, don't sweat it, and if you're not a fan at all, don't celebrate it. The reason for the Governor and Mrs. Rauner's departure has nothing to do with poll numbers or the current Springfield political climate.

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Senator Dave Syverson Talks Taxes, Budgets, and Springfield on WROK

With much of the political news focus on Washington, we thought it would be a fine idea to invite State Senator Dave Syverson into our studio to discuss Springfield politics and personalities, and what that means to the Rockford area.

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President Obama Speaks At Chicago's Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy
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Governor Rauner Made How Much Money Last Year?

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner released his (and wife Diana's) state and federal income tax returns, along with the tax returns for the Rauner Family Foundation on Friday, and guess what? All those rumors about Rauner being a wealthy guy? It looks like they're true.

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President Obama Speaks At Chicago's Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy
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Governor Rauner is Leaning Toward a Reelection Bid

Constant fighting with political opponents, finger pointing, name calling, credit downgrades, and of course, a year without a budget--who would want to sign up for that once, let alone twice? Well, it's beginning to look like Governor Bruce Rauner has 2018 on his mind.

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Rauner Would Sign Legislation Allowing Rahm Recall

John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network

The effort to allow the Mayor of Chicago to be recalled has the support of Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Rauner says he’d sign the legislation introduced last month by State Reps...

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Rauner Tours Flooding Across Central and Southern Illinois

Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network

Finishing a three-day New Year's weekend tour of central and southern Illinois flood damage, Gov. Bruce Rauner says the worst seems to be in the state's southern tip...

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Little Progress In Latest Leadership Meeting In Springfield

John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network

The governor and the legislative leaders continue to meet, but apparently haven't even reached the point of discussing a final budget number...

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