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Magic Waters Closing for 2014 Season

Posted: 5:17 PM - It's the last chance for us to cool off at Magic Waters for the season. While it's a beautiful day out, thunderstorms and cooler temperatures forced the park to close more than usual. That hasn't stopped thousands of people from packing out the water park this year.

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Labor Day Parade Honors Workforce

Updated: 5:21 PM - For some people, it's all about the free candy at the Labor Day Parade in downtown Rockford, but for people like Rick Thompson, it's a day to remember those who work hard in the Stateline and nationwide.

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Stateline Gym Offers Fitness Classes with No Equipment

Updated: 5:30 PM - BELVIDERE (WIFR) -- Getting to the gym can be a struggle and once you're there, it may still be hard to motivate yourself or even know what to do. Now a different kind of workout center could be turning into a new trend.

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Home Repair Fraud Incidents Rising

Posted: 12:53 PM - ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police have received several complaints of home repair fraud on the city's east side.

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Patients to Start Applying for Medical Marijuana

Posted: 12:22 PM - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinoisans will actually ask for permission to use it.

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4 Shot to Death in Chicago Suburb of Elmhurst

Posted: 10:22 AM - ELMHURST, Ill. -- The DuPage County coroner says a suburban Chicago man shot and killed his wife and two adult children before committing suicide.

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Anne Frank's Stepsister Visits

Posted: 08/31/2014 - Through her famous diaries, Anne Frank gave us a better understanding of what it was like to be held prisoner in a concentration camp. Earlier today we get a unique look into frank's life, from her stepsister.

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Atlantic City Losing 2 Casinos, 5K Jobs in 3 Days

Posted: 08/30/2014 - A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend.

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Run... Walk... Wheel for RAMP

Updated: 08/30/2014 - A local organization says there are tens of millions of people in American living with a disability and that group ran, walked and wheeled in honor of those who struggle.

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Suicide Prevention Fundraiser Held in Freeport

Updated: 08/30/2014 - Back in February 2011, Elaine Larsen and her family endured a horror like no other, they lost their only child Cody to suicide. Now they are getting the word out to raise awareness and funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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Epperson Talks About Police Response

Posted: 08/30/2014 - Rockford police say they're learning from Ferguson, Missouri. Five years ago Rockford Police were in a similar situation after the deadly officer involved shooting of Mark Barmore.

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Bears waive QB Jordan Lynch

Posted: 08/30/2014 - The Chicago Bears have waived former Northern Illinois star quarterback Jordan Lynch.

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