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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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Rains and Rising River Levels Means Another Bad Weekend for Boaters on the Rock

Mother Nature has been in foul mood this summer, and with the recent (and upcoming) weather conditions, it appears that Rockford area boat owners are taking it on the chin again.

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Rockford Guy Looking For Reading Teacher He Met in Target

They say if you want to meet a single woman, you should try Target, this guy just forgot to get her phone number. 

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Play Some Golf to Benefit Veterans Dealing With PTSD and Help Dogs, Too

Friday on the WROK Morning Show, Joe Dredge and I spent some time discussing the upcoming Circle of Change Veterans Dog Program Golf Outing that takes place Saturday August 5th in Winnebago. I've gotta tell you golfers that this is something you'll want to get behind.

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Rockford Home Sale Prices at Highest Level in 8 Years

From our "could you media people please give us some good news for once" department comes the following bit of positive info: last month, home sales prices in Rockford hit their highest level since December of 2008.

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