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Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner Attends Election Night Gathering In Chicago
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Governor Bruce Rauner Made His Reelection Bid Official Today

Not that it comes as much of a surprise, but Governor Rauner announced this morning via a video that he'll be seeking a second term as Illinois' chief executive.

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Take a 360 Degree Look Around Rockford From the Top of Our Antenna

So, my family gave me a drone for Father's Day. If you've been wanting one, I've gotta tell you, they are every bit as fun as you might think. We've caught fireworks from 400 feet, checked out our neighborhood from above, and of course, taken a bunch of birds-eye view photos of our house. Over the weekend, we brought it to the radio station.

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East State Street Walmart is Watching You Now, More than Ever
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East State Street Walmart is Watching You Now, More than Ever

On Sunday, I visited the East State Street Walmart, on Walton Drive and noticed something very scary when I checked out.

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Car Explosion
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People Blow Up Cars For Fun South of Rockford

Some Rockford residents golf, play volleyball, hike, and do other recreational activities, but nothiing like what happens 20 minutes south of city.

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Watch a Legendary DeKalb Business Get Bulldozed
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Watch a Legendary DeKalb Business Get Demolished

On Monday, it was an the end of an era for a legendary DeKalb business, as the Otto's Building on East Lincoln Highway in DeKalb was bulldozed.

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Drone Video Gives a Really Cool Look at Downtown Rockford and More

Despite a truckload of hints dropped on my family, I'm still waiting for that Christmas/birthday/anniversary/Father's Day/pick an occasion gift of a drone. So, I'm forced to live vicariously through others here in Rockford who have theirs up in the sky and are taking awesome footage of the Forest City.

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Celine Neumiller via YouTube
Celine Neumiller via YouTube
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Emergency Landing at Rockford Airport Caught on Video

An emergency landing at Rockford Chicago International Airport was caught on camera.

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Isles OfErin via Twitter
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Chicago Train Station Canopy Collapses With Severe Weather

This weekend, severe weather rocked most of Northern Illinois. In Chicago, the CTA had it's fair share of problems.

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Coronado Performing Arts Center
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Virtual LIVE Tour of the Coronado/Cheap Trick This Friday

On Friday, July 22nd, you can take a 360 degree virtual tour of the Coronado Performing Arts Center featuring Cheap Trick.

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This is What an Abandoned Water Park in Illinois Looks Like

This is where Ebenezer Floppen Slopper's in Oakbrook Terrace came to die.

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