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NIU Researcher Seeking Athletes for Concussion Study

Updated: 08/10/2015 - Concussions are at the forefront of most sports debates for parents all over the country and thanks to a new law signed by Governor Bruce Rauner earlier this month, Illinois is becoming a safer environment for its young athletes.

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2015 First Look Frenzy Schedule

Updated: 08/28/2015 - The 23 WIFR Pigskin Preview begins August 10 and will run up until game day on August 28.

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National Ski Broncs Tournament

Updated: 08/10/2015 - ROCKFORD -- The Rock River was busy today, not just with boaters, but because of a National Water Ski Show Tournament.

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Salon Gives Free Back-To-School Haircuts

Updated: 08/09/2015 - POPLAR GROVE -- A local salon is helping make some parents back-to-school shopping list a little lighter and their wallets a little heavier.

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Overnight Crime in Beloit

Updated: 08/09/2015 - BELOIT -- A night of crime overnight in Beloit as three people were shot or stabbed in three separate incidents all ended up in the Beloit Health System Emergency Room. None of them are helping identify suspects.

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Freeport Broadcasting Legend Dies at Age 94

Updated: 08/09/2015 - Older sports fans in Freeport are mourning the recent passing of the man who was the voice of high schools sports teams there for decades. He was instrumental in bringing cable TV to Stephenson County as well. Freeport broadcasting legend Rick Edwards is still impacting the airwaves today.

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Shooting at Rockford Gas Station

Updated: 08/10/2015 - ROCKFORD -- A 21 year old man is in stable condition after being shot twice at a gas station on Rockford's southeast side.

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Back-to-School Rally Gives Away 3,000 Backpacks to Families in Need

Posted: 08/08/2015 - Struggling families get the weight of back-to-school shopping off of their shoulders for some parents It's not as easy as going to the store and buying everything on the supplies list for their kids but for those who can't afford back to school items one group is stepping in.

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