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Illinoisans and the Rest of the Country Are Hitting the Road Over the 4th of July

This Independence Day, a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home, taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways to honor the red, white and blue. With 1.25 million more travels than last year, 2017 will be marked as the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever.

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You Can Take a Great Road Trip Without Leaving Illinois

Usually, when you think of a summer road trip, you're probably thinking about taking that trip out of Illinois. You may be thinking Wisconsin Dells, Lake of the Ozarks, Indiana Dunes, or maybe even farther-flung locales. A new study suggests that you consider keeping your next road trip within the boundaries of the Land of Lincoln.

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A Record Number of Illinoisans Are Hitting the Road Memorial Day Weekend

After a drop-off in holiday travel during the Great Recession, Illinois, along with a big chunk of America, is ready to hit the road over Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

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Is This the Ultimate Bucket List for Illinoisans?

Thanks to a pretty lame movie of the same name, the "Bucket List" is something we often hear about, and maybe even have one of our own. For those who've been too busy living their lives to pay attention to trendy phrases, a bucket list is simply a number of things that one wishes to do or experience before they die--or, "kick the bucket."

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Van Galder Bus/Coach USA Suspends Service From the Clock Tower Resort

In a sign of the times, one more change is happening out at the Clock Tower Resort--it's being eliminated as a pick up/drop off point for motor coach connections to O'Hare and Midway.

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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued For Rockford Area

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for tonight signaling possible hazardous driving conditions for the afternoon commute.

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Illinois Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers May Set New Record

For many Illinoisans, this Thanksgiving holiday weekend will be over the river, through the woods, going through TSA checkpoints, paying tolls, and waiting in traffic to get to grandmother's house, as a record amount of people will be traveling one way or another.

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If You’re Hitting the Road this Weekend, You’ll Like the Gas Prices

If you're planning on doing some driving over Labor Day weekend, it's kind of a good news/bad news scenario. Prices are a little up from a month ago, but they're considerably lower than they were last year at this time.

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Changes to I-39, US 20 Interchanges Coming Thursday

Your traveling nightmares are about to get a bit easier coming and going from Rockford.

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Illinoisans Are Hitting the Road This Weekend

With Independence Day weekend upon us, more of us from Illinois will be taking a 4th of July road trip than last year. One of the biggest reasons is the price of gas.

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