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Rockford Public Schools’ New Ban Puts End-Of-Year Event In Jeopardy

Because of the fear of potential lawsuits, Rockford Public School District 205 has banned the best part of an end-of-the-year party.

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Belvidere Fire Victims Need Your Help

Families in the fatal Belvidere apartment fire are mourning loss and starting life over with nothing. Here's how we can help our neighboring community.

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Help is Needed for Family of 4 Killed in Rockford House Fire

A GoFund me page has been created to help with funeral costs for Keandra Austin and her three children who were killed in a house fire Saturday on Garfield Drive in Rockford.

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Schnucks Bans Solicitors At All Rockford Locations

If you are a frequent shopper of Schnucks stores here in the Stateline, the ambiance is going to be quite different this holiday season without the familiar ringing of the Salvation Army's bells. 

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Grab Your Bike Saturday, and Get to Know the River District

This Saturday, Rockford's River District is giving you a great opportunity. Take a bike ride, get a great view of one of Rockford's coolest areas, and help out the community, all at the same time.

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Take the ‘Lemon Challenge’ for Dixon 2-Year-Old Fighting Leukemia

We all know the saying, "when life hands you lemons, make lemonade", right? Well, 2-year-old Greer Bond of Dixon and her family have been inspired by that saying to help raise money for sweet Greer's cancer treatments, all while raising awareness for childhood leukemia.

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Nursing/Community Open House at OSF

How much do you know about nurses and nursing (no fair answering if you're a nurse)? Here's a couple of things you may not have known, courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing:

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Born to Raise Barns!

A few weeks ago, we shared a story with you about Jeffrey and Pamela Stinson, who live near Richville, New York.

Jeffrey and Pamela did a very good thing, and for that, a whole community is thanking them in a rather unusual way...

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