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Townsville Residents Prepare For Cyclone Debbie To Reach Queensland
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Illinois EPA Warns to Toss Used Sandbags

Thank God for the break in the weather. We've had enough rain here in the Rockford area. As the flood waters continue to recede the Illinois EPA is warning all citizens to toss any sandbags used to keep the floodwaters away.

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Downpours flood Chicago-area streets, basements -- with more rain on way
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Governor Rauner Extends Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines to Flooded Counties

There are many people, especially those who are dealing with the aftermath of this month's storms and flooding, who will be glad to say goodbye to July, 2017.

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Learn About Rockford’s History and Get Exercise Too

I just found out about an interesting way to tour Rockford, learn about it's history and well get exercise too! You'll do this all on your bike.

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There’s Something In Rockford’s Water and It’s Not Good

The contents of Rockford's water isn't as great as Carrie Underwood singing "oh, there must've been something in the water." Truth be told, Rockford water is much worse.

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Disabled Veteran Asked To Leave Rockford Restaurant
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Disabled Veteran Asked To Leave Loves Park Restaurant

A Machesney Park veteran was asked to leave a Loves Park restaurant and never return if she had her service dog with her. Was it an understandable request or were her rights disregarded?

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Governor Chris Christie Gets in Heated Stare Down with Cubs Fan
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Governor Chris Christie Gets in Heated Stare Down with Cubs Fan

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in Milwaukee for the Cubs-Brewers game and got in the face of an apparent smack-talking Cubs fan.

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We Just Can’t with This Girl from Illinois Who Stole a Giant Stuffed Bear Named Truffles

While stealing a bunch of chocolate truffles sounds super weird, what she actually stole was way stranger.

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Illinois Banning Use of Many Carnival Rides After Ohio Tragedy
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Illinois Banning Use of Many Carnival Rides After Ohio Tragedy

This ride ban is going to dramatically change several Illinois county fairs, festivals and the Illinois State Fair.

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1000 New Full-Time Jobs Coming to Northern Illinois
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Amazon is Hiring in Illinois and Wisconsin

Heads up job seekers.

Amazon will be hiring for full and part-time positions nationwide, including here in Illinois and Wisconsin.

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Get Ready to Pay More When Parking and Flying Out of RFD
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Get Ready to Pay More When Parking and Flying Out of RFD

The days of this being free at the Rockford airport are going away very soon.

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