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Leaf River Fire Fighter Dies In Fire

Breaking News: 5 alarm fire in Leaf River kills a firefighter.

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So, Kris Bryant is Just Fielding Flaming Baseballs, No Big Deal

As if working the "hot corner" weren't difficult enough, the reigning National League MVP recently spent some time handling some grounders at 3rd base. Just to make it fun, the baseballs were on fire. Literally.

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Downtown Fire Could Cost Rockford Big Money

Not only did the Hanley Furniture building fire cost local businesses money, hard work, and dreams - it could also cost the city a lot of money, too.

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How Not to Check for a Full Gas Tank

Jim Croce put it very well when he was covering things that one just should not do. According to Mr. Croce, you don't tug on Superman's cape, you don't spit in the wind, you don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger, and of course, you don't mess around with Jim (later Slim)...

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Stylist Will Cut Your Hair with Swords and Fire

I know what you're saying. "Gosh, where can I go to get my hair lit on fire and then cut with a sword?"

You're probably one of those "old-school" people when it comes to getting your hair cut and styled...

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Still Have Lots of Leaves? Don’t Do This

Okay, seriously, Do Not Attempt This At Home.

Normally, that sentence would be followed by "controlled stunt performed by professionals," or even "professional driver on a closed course...

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What’s Worse, Spider or Gas Fire?

If you answered "gas fire," ding-ding-ding, you're the winner! The non-winner of this question is the guy in Center Line, Michigan, who, upon finding a spider in the gas door of his car, decided to set the spider on fire with his lighter...

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Off-Duty Police Officer Rescues Couple From Rock City Fire

As if police officers don't do enough to keep us safe, one Freeport K-9 officer continued his work Friday morning even though he was off-duty...

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Rockton House Fire Kills 1, Injures 1

ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 58-year-old Rockton woman was killed trying to save vehicles from a burning garage at her home.

Anita Specht was found dead in a vehicle following the Thursday blaze...

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Firefighters Battle Massive Rockford Warehouse Blaze

Fire crews in Rockford continue to battle a massive warehouse fire in frigid and icy conditions. And now it appears the fire has spread to another building...

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