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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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UPS Drivers And Union Leaders Protest Excessive Overtime
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UPS in Rockford is Looking for More Than 2,000 Seasonal Workers

If $10.20, or $11.76, or even $19.58 per hour sounds pretty good to you, the folks at UPS are hiring at the Rockford Air Hub located on Airport Drive.

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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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The Rockford Area is Seeing an Increase in Bat Bites

Maybe it's just that the bats that patrol my neighborhood each night are full from all the mosquitos and other bugs they're scooping up, or they're planning an early Fall sneak attack on me, but despite a fairly large amount of them being around, no one near me has been bitten yet. Other people around the Rockford area haven't been so lucky.

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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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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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Rockford Woman Searching for Deceased Son’s Accidentally Donated Shirts

Angela Charpentier is looking for anyone who might be able to help her find her son's shirts that were accidentally donated to Goodwill.

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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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Construction Set To End On Spring Creek Road

A big construction burden will soon be finished in Rockford, allowing drivers a sigh of relief. Finally, there is light and the end of the tunnel.

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Midway Village’s WWII Days Returns Next Weekend

The largest WWII reenactment in Midwest will be returning once again to the beautiful grounds of Rockford's Midway Village and Museum, bringing with it 1300 reenactors and over 60 authentic vehicles.

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