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Rockford’s Discovery Center is Celebrating Eclipse Day With 2 Days of Events

Yesterday in this space, I told you that if you wanted the "full eclipse" experience you'd have to head for the southern part of Illinois. If you're not in the 70 mile wide swath called the "Path of Totality," you won't get the full experience, just a partial eclipse. However, If you want to maximize your partial eclipse viewing, grab your family and head for the Discovery Center Museum.

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The Amount Visitors to Rockford Spent Last Year is Pretty Amazing

Our friend Andrea Mandala from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) joins the WROK Morning Show every Friday to give you a rundown on all the cool things there are to see, do, and enjoy every weekend here in Rockford. It seems as though her message is resonating with a lot of people, which results in a lot of money and jobs for the Rockford area.

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Rockford Police Holding Back to School Shoe Drive

One Rockford Police officer's act of generosity has sparked a partnership to collect shoes for Rockford kids in need. 

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What Happened to All of the Monarch Butterflies?

My wife and I were talking about butterflies the other day (I know, how exciting, right?) and we both were wondering whether it was just our childhood imaginations, or are there a lot less Monarch butterflies around the Rockford area today than there were years ago? Turns out, it's not our imaginations.

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There’s Something In Rockford’s Water and It’s Not Good

The contents of Rockford's water isn't as great as Carrie Underwood singing "oh, there must've been something in the water." Truth be told, Rockford water is much worse.

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Guns N’ Roses Represents Rockford on Stage in St Louis

Last night Guns N' Roses made history in St Louis.

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The Better Business Bureau Warns of Storm/Flood Chasing Scammers

Sharks aren't just found in bodies of salt water. The sharks that come to prey on you when disaster strikes are just as happy in fresh water--like the kind that's been pouring into your basement or through your damaged roof.

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Rockford Area Portillo’s Fans, Their Lemon Cake Phenomenon Has Been Extended

If you've ever had a favorite menu item from a favorite place suddenly disappear, you can take heart in knowing that in today's world, all it takes is sharing on social media your desire for the return of that item to make it happen. Hey, it worked for one guy, why not you?

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Popular Cherry Valley Restaurant is Expanding

The restaurant that has State St. in Cherry Valley jam packed every weekend is opening a second location in Rockford next month, and frankly, I can't believe it took so long for this to happen. 

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WROK Listener Describes His Car Being Struck by Lightning–With Him In It

This morning, Joe Dredge and I were discussing the storms we all we through over the weekend, including the huge winds, rain, and the massive amount of lightning. We talked about trees being down, power lines being severed, etc., when a listener rang in with his up close and personal encounter with high voltage from the skies over the weekend.

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