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Which Cities Are Illinois’ Most Dangerous?

It doesn't take much perusing of daily news stories to realize that the world is a dangerous place. The same is true if we zoom in a bit to our state, even to our own home towns. If you think Chicago is the only spot in Illinois to be concerned about, you're in for a surprise.

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Rockford Looks Great in the “In Good Company” Video from the RACVB

We've talked before about how often we've heard someone say "There's just nothing to do in Rockford," and how the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) is hard at work to put that expression out to pasture.

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Hey Everybody, We’re Getting New Plates!

If you're tired of the current design of Illinois' license plates, you'll be happy to know that Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced yesterday that changes are coming.

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Illinois Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers May Set New Record

For many Illinoisans, this Thanksgiving holiday weekend will be over the river, through the woods, going through TSA checkpoints, paying tolls, and waiting in traffic to get to grandmother's house, as a record amount of people will be traveling one way or another.

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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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Congressman Randy Hultgren Talks with Riley About Post-Election Washington D.C.

With Donald Trump winning the presidency last night, and the Republicans holding both the House and the Senate, we asked 14th District Congressman Randy Hultgren, also victorious last night, to give us his thoughts on what to watch for in Washington.

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Let’s See Who Made the Best/Worst Small Towns in Illinois List

First off, for those who are expecting a low-ranking for the city of Rockford, relax. Rockford didn't make the list, because our population is too large to meet the criteria of 25,000 to 100,000 people. Some of you in neighboring communities, however, might not like the ranking your hometown gets.

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Looking For Cubs World Series Tickets? Be Very Careful How You Buy

Friday night, Wrigley Field will host its first World Series game since 1945, and as you might imagine, there are several million people who would love to score some tickets to that game or the two games that follow it. No surprise, there are more than a few bad apples out there who would love to take your money, then leave you high and dry.

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Illinois’ Senators Make Their World Series Bets with Ohio Counterparts

In an American political tradition as long-standing as gearing up for a re-election bid, Illinois' two senators, Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk have made "gentleman's wagers" on the World Series with Ohio's two senators, (R) Rob Portman, and (D) Sherrod Brown.

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10 Nearby Haunted Houses to Get You Scared Through Halloween

We're just a little over a week away from Halloween, do you have it in you to take in a haunted house each day?

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