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Hotels Prepare for More Tourists

Updated: 05/05/2015 - The Winnebago County Regional Tourism Facility Board discussed plans for new Sportscore complexes and what type of impact those plans will have on the Stateline.

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Highland Community College Expanding & Offering Tuition Incentives

Updated: 05/05/2015 - Many college students could miss out on grants this year thanks to Governor Bruce Rauner's proposal to cut $8.4 million dollars from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission budget, but a local community college is trying to help its students, while expanding at the same time.

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Magazine Joins Rockford "Renaissance"

Updated: 05/05/2015 - A Rockford magazine is making the move to another neighborhood in an effort to build the older district back up.

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Woodfire Pizza Opens Downtown

Updated: 05/05/2015 - After years in the making, a pizza place that’s been a Rockford City Market favorite now has a storefront.

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Workers Rally Against Rauner's Agenda

Posted: 05/04/2015 - Since taking office at the beginning of the year, one of Governor Bruce Rauner's biggest opponents has been labor unions with their belief that Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda" will only hurt workers.

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Quilters Donating to Tornado Victims

Posted: 05/04/2015 - As families in Rochelle and Fairdale continue to recover from last month's tornado, a local group is using a needle and thread to lend a hand.

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SymbolFest Event Called a Hoax

Updated: 05/05/2015 - A new Rockford festival says it’s bringing in star studded musical acts like Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, but since its website went up sometime in the last few weeks, it’s now being called a hoax.

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Byron Nuclear Power Plant Annual Open House

Updated: 05/03/2015 - Warmer weather is on the way, which brings the Byron Nuclear Power Plant into play, as it makes carbon free energy that helps run air conditioners in more than two million homes.

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Destroyed Homes in Rochelle Being Rebuilt

Updated: 05/03/2015 - It didn't take long for Rochelle tornado victims to begin rebuilding their lives. Less than a month after a devastating twister hit, one neighborhood now looks like a construction zone. Oogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle was among those who lost everything.

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Hundreds Attend Quilt Show in Loves Park

Updated: 05/03/2015 - With the muggy Sunday weather outside hundreds at Sportscore Two turn their attention indoors for a show that’s doing more than hanging on by a thread.

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