A president’s death, the Great Chicago Fire and the deadliest tornado in American history top the list of Illinois’ most heartbreaking moments, as chosen by voters participating in the Illinois Top 200 project.
The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) has a new survey they'd like you take. Let them know your thoughts on the importance of tourism in the Rockford area, along with the events you love or don't like, and events you'd like to see here.
I've got a pretty hard-and-fast rule when it comes to online shopping. I don't like to do it unless I just can't find it at a local Rockford or Rockford-area store. I will bend that rule if the price-point on the item or items is at least 40% cheaper than I can find here at home, but I prefer shopping locally.
No, not my house, but a bunch of homes in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area being listed on Facebook as being for rent. The problem is...they're NOT for rent, and the person advertising the rentals has absolutely no connection to the homes.
According to Oklahoma's Own News on 6, this has made for a rather surprising situation for local homeowners:
The Facebook page is called Rent Houses, and one man was sh
Doing a news/talk radio show requires a lot of online time. Time spent reading news stories from multiple outlets, background research on hot topics, getting up-to-speed with anything and everything our audience might be interested in, etc...
If you're anything like me (and I know I am), you enjoy taking a look at some of the more strange and bizarre items available for purchase online. It's not that I need the bone chips from a major league baseball player's post-op elbow, or the wad of gum once chewed by a famous human who then flung it at the paparazzi...