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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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Rockford Fire Department Tweets Photos of 1928 Tornado Damage

Sometimes, when you're scrolling through social media, you'll come across the letters TIL. Those letters, if you weren't aware, stand for "Today I Learned." Well, thanks to a really interesting tweet by the Rockford Fire Department, today I learned (or, TIL) that Rockford experienced one hell of a tornado on September 14, 1928.

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New Dog Leash Law Could Get Pet Owners In Trouble

Pet owners may want to take note of a new possible regulation on dog leashes in Rockford. There's talk amongst alderman about establishing a fine if you are caught using an inappropriate leash on your dog.

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Rockford Area Gas Prices Are Up, But Beginning to Stabilize After Hurricanes

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey's smackdown of the Houston area, we were warned that gas prices would certainly be on the rise because of the extensive damage and flooding to the gasoline refineries in that area. It was also suggested by some that higher prices and shortages could last for months. Only part of that came true.

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Rockford’s Newest Restaurant Is Hiring

Capital House, a new hybrid restaurant opening soon on State Street in downtown Rockford, will be hosting a job fair this Saturday for all open restaurant positions.

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Rockford Garage Sale Puts Up Best Sign Ever

You've got to grab eyes and make your sign stand out, just like these people did. Take a meme or something you've seen online a million times and work it into your own advertisement because it'll work.

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Rockford’s ‘Rain Art’ is Back Again, and It’s All Over Town

If you're a lover (or even a "kinda like-r) of art in all its many forms, Rockford is a great town to live in. Between the museums, the galleries, and the many art-related events our city has, you might think that we wouldn't have any space for even more art--but, you'd be wrong. Look down.

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Rockford Meteorologist Shuts Down Cowardly Body Shamer

Local Meteorologist, Kristin Cwynar, posts a body shaming email she received from a viewer.

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