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Colp, Illinois Will Decide Mayor’s Race With a Coin Flip

I'm sure the very first question that comes to mind is "Where the h*** is Colp, Illinois?" Good question, but next time, let's watch the language. Colp, Illinois is almost exactly 367.2 miles south of Rockford, or about a 5 hour, 20 minute ride down I-39 to I-57.

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Rockford Mayoral Candidate Brian Leggero Stops By the WROK Morning Show

Rockford's general election is Tuesday, April 4th, and early voting started at the Board of Elections office on March 17th, running through April 3rd. If you haven't been paying much attention to the candidates for the job of Rockford mayor, one of them stopped in this morning to let you know where he stands, and to ask for your vote.

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Looking For a High-Income Job? Being a Mayor Here in Illinois Pays Pretty Well

So, I'm sitting here in the office looking at an email from IllinoisPolicy about mayoral salaries here in Illinois, and I'm starting to think that perhaps I've made a vocational error. I'm learning that some of Illinois' mayors are among the highest-payed mayors in the entire world.

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Flashback: Midwest Groundhogs Are Cranky When Awakened

In case you weren't paying attention yesterday morning, Thursday was Groundhog Day, the one day a year that we Americans come to our senses, stop paying attention to computers, forecasts, and maps, and let a sleepy, harassed rodent tell us how to dress for the next 6 weeks.

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Emanuel Wins 2nd Term as Chicago Mayor

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pledging to take a new approach to a big spike in pension costs, ongoing gang violence and negotiating with unions that spent millions trying to defeat him...

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‘Ask The Mayor’ Highlights: Morrissey on Rockford’s Budget [AUDIO]

In the March edition of ‘Ask the Mayor,’ Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey was asked about his recent comments about the possibility of laying off police officers if local funding from Springfield is cut without police & fire pension reforms.

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Mayor Morrissey To Deliver ‘State Of The City’ Address

For his 10th Annual State of the City address, Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey is shaking up the format and venue for the event.

The 2015 State of the City address will take place Thursday, March 5, starting at 6 p...

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Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey With ‘Riley & Scot’ [AUDIO]

Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey joined us on the show this week to discuss a number of issues that have been simmering over the past month or so...

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Heads Toward Runoff

CHICAGO (AP) — With Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel facing an April runoff against Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia, three conceding challengers say Chicago still faces major issues...

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Boston’s Mayor Says “Knock it Off!”

The Mayor of Boston, Martin Walsh, is not amused.

If you think I'm referring to all the snowfall his city has gotten over the last month (nearly 7 feet), you're mistaken...

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