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David Ross Planning Cubs Tribute for ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Premiere

We all hoped this would happen, and now ABC has confirmed it, Grandpa Rossy will be performing to "Go Cubs Go" on the Dancing With The Stars premiere Monday night. 

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RPS 205 Strike Day 1: A Hot Mess

The ball was dropped by Rockford Public Schools in a big way. As a parent of an RPS 205 student I think I can speak for many when I ask, "what the heck is going on?"

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Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Crane

Today's pet of the week is an adorable one-year-cat who is very playful and loves people. Seriously, this cat had to contend with about 10 people in this small studio at once and she loved it. 

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Rockford Domino’s Offering Hefty Reward for Robbery Information

In a situation like this, spreading the word is huge.

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Miranda Lambert’s Rockford Stop to Benefit Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary

Last month Q98.5 told you that bringing a donation of pet supplies to Miranda Lambert's show at the BMO Harris Bank Center on March 18 could score you backstage passes to meet Miranda before the show. We also told you that all items collected would be donated to a Rockford area animal shelter to be named at a later date. Well, the shelter has been named, and it's just across the river from the BMO Harris Ban Center.  

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Rockford Bank Robbery
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Rockford Residents Agree With Decision Not To Charge Security Guard That Killed A Bank Robber

Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato has announced a Rockford security guard will not be charged for killing a bank robber at Alpine Bank  in January.

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How To Have A Chicago Cubs Themed Wedding

A couple had a Chicago Cubs themed wedding and here's how you can too.

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Corey Crawford Babysits
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Chicago Blackhawks Fans Duped by Fake News

Chicago Blackhawks fans were all abuzz yesterday over the news that Corey Crawford is going to be a Dad, but here's the deal, I'm pretty sure this news is not legit. 

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RPS 205 Staff Strike FAQs for Parents

As of right now, Rockford Public Schools' bus drivers, nutrition services, and paraprofessional labor unions are planning to strike beginning Wednesday, March 15, and this will undoubtedly leave many parents in a lurch. Here's what parents of RPS 205 students need to know ahead of the strike.

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Belvidere Fatal Fire
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Belvidere Fire Victims Need Your Help

Families in the fatal Belvidere apartment fire are mourning loss and starting life over with nothing. Here's how we can help our neighboring community.

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