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What D.I.Y. Projects Send Illinoisans to Google For Help?

Maybe you're an expert Do-It-Yourself (DIY) kind of person. You know, the sort of individual that just has the skill to handle any and all projects. The sort of person who snorts when someone says "I Googled how to do ________." Or, maybe you're like me (and millions of others like me) who head straight for the world's foremost authority on everything to help you when you can't make heads or tails of what you're doing.

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What are Illinoisans Asking Google About?

When I was a kid, like most every kid, I had questions. Lots and lots of them. My parents would do their level best to answer most of them, but sometimes, when they a) didn't know the answer, or b) they were tired of the barrage of questions, I was told to "go look it up." Since this time-period was before the advent of the internet, that meant going to the library. Today, as a parent, I tell my kids to "Google it."

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Southern Illinois Reporter Has Bad Morning–Deer’s Morning is Far Worse

Living in and around the Rockford area, chances are if you've never had an encounter with a deer on the road, you know several people who have. Unlike Dave Davis of WSIL-TV in Carterville, you probably didn't catch the event on video.

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These are the Fastest Growing Jobs in Illinois for 2017

If 2017 is the year you've decided to change/begin your career, you're probably hoping to make a change into a job with opportunities for growth and advancement, along with a better paycheck. What careers in Illinois would fit in with your game plan?

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Does Rockford Get Any Snow Anymore?

My wife Amy, who loves any and all things involving snow more than most little kids do, looked at me last night as we were outside with our dog, and sadly said, "Remember when Rockford used to get snow in wintertime?"

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Is Illinois a Good State to Live in if You’re Single?

If you're a single (unmarried) person here in the Land of Lincoln, you may have, at one time or another, wondered if there might be a better place to be in order to meet that special someone. In a nutshell, is there a better place than Illinois for the singles lifestyle?

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Northern Illinois Gets Lit Up Last Night

If you were up late last night (maybe going over what you'd just witnessed during the Super Bowl), and happened to be glancing skyward, you got to see something pretty spectacular.

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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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Smile Illinois! We’ve Got Some of the Best Dental Health in America

Illinois may have a myriad of problems and issues, but dental health does not appear to be one of them. In fact, there are 47 other states that lag behind us.

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Map Shows It’s Super Dangerous To Online Date in Illinois

Next time your mom tells you to try online dating and you don't want to, show her this map.

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