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How Diverse is the State of Illinois? More Than You Might Think

We hear the word a lot every day. We hear about diverse backgrounds, diversity in hiring, diversity in education--but what about diversity in U.S. states? Let's see where Illinois ranks out of all 50 states.

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Feeding America Receives $1,000,000 Grant From The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation
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Congressman Randy Hultgren Discusses Help for the Opioid Epidemic and More on WROK

14th District Representative Randy Hultgren visits with us on the WROK Morning Show once a month. This morning's topics included his thoughts on the devastation in the Caribbean, fighting back against the opioid epidemic that's been sweeping our nation, and a really cool program designed to shine the spotlight on students and their technical achievements.

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Sheriff Gary Caruana Discusses the Budget Controversy on WROK

There's been a lot of ink spilled and voices raised over the topic of budget cuts and their effect on the Winnebago County Sheriff's office. This morning, Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana joined us on the WROK Morning Show to give his thoughts.

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Kankakee PD Release Video of Rampaging Bulldozer Crushing a Police Car

So, you're an angry 18 year old guy with an some sort of ax to grind with society in general. How do you go about assuaging your anger? If you answered "run over police cars and stuff with a stolen bulldozer" you've got a lot in common with an idiot the Kankakee Police Department had to deal with last month.

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Clothing Retailer Kohl's Post Positive Earnings
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Kohl’s Stores Will Now Handle Your Amazon Returns For You

So, you've just opened up your delivery from Amazon Prime, only to discover that those really cool pants are too big, and that gadget that you just had to have isn't really all it's cracked up to be. Instead of going to all the trouble of arranging a return back to Amazon, now you can just take it to Kohl's and let them do it for you (assuming you live in one of the two cities now offering the service).

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Albion, Illinois Had a 3.8 Magnitude Earthquake This Morning

The strongest earthquake in years was recorded in Southern Illinois just before 7:00 this morning, centered in Albion near the Indiana border.

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4 Illinois Cities Make List of Best Places to Live in America

Rockford may not have made the list, but the 4 places in Illinois that did are pretty close to home. That's good news, right?

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FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Announces Crackdown Within Debt Collection Industry
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Illinois AG Lisa Madigan Says She’s Not Going to Run for Reelection

If you've lived in the Land of Lincoln for even a short period of time, I'm sure you've figured out that the political landscape of Illinois is a strange, ever-changing creature. Even knowing that, many are surprised at the Illinois Attorney General's statement.

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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Opens In South Florida
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Video Gambling Revenue In Illinois Is On the Rise

The money from video gambling terminals continues to roll in five years after video gambling was legalized in Illinois.

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If You’re Looking For a Fall Festival, Illinois Has Got Plenty of Them

You may not be one of those people who bulldozes others out of the way with one shove of your Ugg Boot covered foot so you can be the first in line for a pumpkin-spice latte, but c'mon, doesn't nearly everyone love a good fall festival?

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