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Check Out the Planned Demolition of the Georgia Dome

It was less than 30 years old, and the only stadium in the world to host the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and the Final Four. I say "was" because it was taken down (mostly) this morning by about 5000 pounds of explosives. Don't worry, it was on purpose.

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The RACVB Has Some Helpful Hints for Stroll on State

Thanksgiving Day is this Thursday, and before you can finish off that mountain of leftovers, the 5th annual Stroll on State happens on Saturday--kicking off Rockford's holiday season. Whether you've been to Stroll on State before, or you're new to what's quickly becoming Rockford's favorite event, the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) has some suggestions to maximize your experience.

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Sand Castle Builders Seek New World Record
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Think You Can Break Any of These Thanksgiving Records?

According to the saying, "you learn something new every day." I can't personally vouch for having learned something new each day, but today, for me, it's true. I didn't know before, but there are Guinness World Records that involve Thanksgiving. About the only record I see myself setting would be "fastest asleep on the couch post-dessert."

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Here’s a List of Upcoming Holiday Events in the Rockford Area

Our friend Andrea, from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB), stopped in this morning for her weekly update on weekend events and happenings. One of the things we discussed is the outstanding amount of holiday events that are right around the corner.

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Rockton Man Looking For Wine Lady from Schnucks

Another Friday, another chance to make a love connection in the Rockford area. This time we head to Schnucks in Rockton.

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A Record Number Expected to Hit the Road this Thanksgiving

In the interests of full disclosure, my grandmother didn't have the decency to live over the river.

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How Much Should You Spend on the Holiday Season?

If you're one of those organized folks who's spent some time with a calculator figuring out your holiday budget down to the last red cent, congratulations.

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Stroll on State Team Knows Exactly How to Make Perfect S’mores

You think s'mores are simple, but there are some particulars to making a perfect marshmallow and chocolate sandwich.

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Chase the Chill Rockford in Need of Handmade Scarves, Hats and Gloves

Chase the Chill has been in Rockford for just under three years and they are in need of some final donations for this year's event.

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Exterminators Tackle Growing U.S. Bed Bug Problem
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Bed Bugs Found at Rockford Movie Theater

A Rockford area woman is making sure people are aware of the serious health hazard she encountered at Showplace 16, and what the theater is doing about it.

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