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This Illinois Haunted Hike is for Only The Bravest Souls
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This Illinois Haunted Hike is for Only the Bravest Souls

I used to tell myself that there was pretty much nothing I wouldn't try. Not after seeing this deserted cemetery hike. Just getting to this place is terrifying.

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What is the Hourly Income Needed to Afford Rent in Illinois?

For many, when you read this you'll wonder how the heck you're going to make ends meet working at minimum wage. 

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Job Fair Wednesday In Downtown Rockford

There's a job fair in downtown this week, and a resume workshop to help better prepare.

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You Can No Longer Recycle Electronics at These Rockford Locations

If you're a Rockford resident who has a basement or storage shed full of old electronics to get rid of, I have some good and bad news for you.

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Belvidere Raccoon Shows ‘Mission Impossible’ Moves

Normally someone might get mad at this pesky raccoon for messing with the bird feeder but, after watching this, how can you be mad? He's got skills.

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Rock Valley College Offers Discounted Dental Services

Going to the dentist isn't cheap, especially if you don't have dental insurance that covers preventative care. That's why Rock Valley College offers discounted dental care in exchange for a couple hours of your time.

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Jake Owen Makes Boy’s Dream Come True In Rockton

Jake Owen proved how cool of a guy he is by letting a little boy steal the show Saturday at Old Settlers Day.

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This Duck In Durand Can’t Walk Without Our Help

Snuggles the duck is a new resident at Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Durand. Due to a birth defect in his left leg, Snuggles cannot walk without the help of a tiny wheelchair, and Hoo Haven is hoping to take the duck's rehabilitation even further. This is where you and I come in.

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Magic Waters Waterpark to Be Featured on the Travel Channel

I made a discovery recently that is pretty exciting for Rockford; it appears that Magic Waters Waterpark will soon be featured on a show for the Travel Channel.

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Mega Millions and Powerball May Be Leaving Illinois

If you had hopes of winning the next bagillion dollar lottery jackpot, you might have to take a drive out of state.

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