2015

Weather Forecasting is Tougher Than You Think
Our friends Candice King, Kristen Cwynar, and Tyler Sebree over at the Eyewitness News First Warn Weather Center make it look easy, but after taking a look at some of 2015's best (or strangest) weather forecasting bloopers, I'm inclined to think that it's a whole lot harder for s…
What Did We Search for in 2015?
On the Riley and Scot Show, we do a lot of searching. No, not for things to talk about (although, occasionally...), not for scraps of paper or well-used headphones. We are constantly searching for information on the latest items in the news cycle, as well as some of the more offbeat, arcane, or goof…
Will It Be a White Christmas In Rockford?
The weather outside is far from frightful. Temperatures are above normal for this time of the year. And since the massive storm to start the winter season, we basically haven't seen any snowflakes in the region.
But will we see a white Christmas...
Illinois Traffic Fatalities Up In 2015
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
More cars mean more accidents, and that means more fatalities. The National Safety Council says the first half of the year has recorded a fourteen percent increase compared to last year.
More favorable weather and a better economy for driving are the reasons...
Bird in Ogle County Tests Positive for West Nile
Boone County officials are reporting the first positive test in a bird in 2015 for West Nile Virus.
Last year, four people in Illinois died from West Nile virus. Winnebago County reported its first case of West Nile just last week.
WNV is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has p…
New Food Items At The Iowa State Fair Ranked
It's always a bright day around the office when the list of new food items at the Iowa State Fair rolls in!
Last year, a dozen new items were introduced including Funnel Cake Sticks, Smoked Brisket and Bacon Mac N Cheese, Caprese Salad On-a-stick, Brownie Blitz, and the Three Buck Bowl...

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