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Rockford, Illinois is located in Winnebago County. Zip codes in Rockford, IL include 61102, 61126, and 61114. The median home price in Rockford is $79,900 which is roughly $58/per square foot. More Rockford information.

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5 hrs ago | Christian Newswire

World Congress of Families Announces Postponement of Regional Event...

Pro-Family Group, a Recipient of International Peace Award, Targeted by Sexual Extremists Contact: World Congress of Families , 815-222-2490, media@worldcongress.org ; Communications Director, 508-405-1337, dfeder@worldcongress.org ROCKFORD, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- World Congress of Families Managing Director Larry Jacobs ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | WIFR

Still No Arrest in 2012 Fatal Hit and Run

Charges still haven't been filed in a hit and run that left a Rockford father dead two years ago.

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8 hrs ago | WIFR

Improvements to Pedestrian Safety Along East State Street

Seth Frisbee says he worries about his hotel guests at the Hilton Garden Inn every time they ask for walking directions to places along east state street.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WPLR

This Day in Music History: August 28th

Some special guests included Slash, Billy Corgan, and Art Alexakis. They performed at least one song from all of their albums.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Coroner: Illinois woman hit in police chase dies

A Winnebago County coroner says 42-year-old Karen Williams of Rockford died Wednesday after being hospitalized in critical condition for a week.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WIFR

Police Cracking Down to Prevent Fatal Crashes During Labor Day Holiday

Illinois State Police along with Winnebago County and Rockford will be cracking down this week to prevent fatal crashes.

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Media Matters for America

Fox's Huckabee Defends Group Linked To Anti-Gay Human Rights Violations

Fox News host Mike Huckabee joined 79 other conservatives in signing a letter blasting "sexual radicals" for their efforts to scuttle a planned conference of the World Congress of Families , a group notorious for stoking homophobia and promoting harsh anti-gay laws internationally.

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KFDI

Labor "Day Drinking" Weekend

Listen all Labor Day Weekend for your chance to win tickets before you can buy them on 101.3 Today's KFDI.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WIFR

Better Schools Brighter Future Supports Dist. 205 Referendum

The Rockford Public School District is asking for our votes in order to move forward with its 10-year facilities plan to upgrade all schools.

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WIFR

Home Demolitions Move Forward

Students are back in class in Rockford and in one neighborhood there's concern about a vacant house just two blocks from a school playground.

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WOODTV.com

Tuesday PM Showers/Storms

I didn't have the chance of rain/a storm high enough for this PM. I had 40% AM - but this will linger into the early-mid afternoon First, some showers and sprinkles along I-94 to N. Indiana.

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Towleroad

New HRC Report Exposes the Dangerous Anti-gay Agenda of the World Congress of Families: READ

A new report by the Human Rights Campaign dives into the World Congress of Families' dangerous agenda of exporting anti-gay hate across the globe.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Stephen Wallem Will Bring a Burley Night Music to Birdland Tonight

Birdland: Jazz Club NYC, presents Stephen Wallem in "A Burley Night Music" the concert, with direction by Tony-nominee John Tartaglia and musical direction by Beckie Menzie , is a musical and anecdotal retrospective of a very high voice trapped in a very large body.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WIFR

VIdeogaming Machines Per Capita

Millions of dollars are being poured into video gaming machines in some cities every month, so we decided to look into just how many machines there are per person.

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WIFR

Firefighters Treated After House Fire

A hot and humid night leaves several Rockford firefighters with heat exhaustion after a house on Rockford's southeast side catches fire.

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WIFR

KNIB Recycle Centers Open During Labor Day Weekend

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers in Rockford, at 4665 Hydraulic Road, and Roscoe, at 13125 N. 2nd Street, will be open on Saturday, August 30 from 9 a.m. until noon, during Labor Day Weekend.

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ACC TOP 40

Little Big Town Announce Pain Killer Tour, Unveil Album Cover

Little Big Town will launch their Pain Killer tour November 8 in Youngstown, OH.

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WIFR

Greenwich Village Art Fair Scheduled for September

The 66th Greenwich Village Art Fair takes place Sept. 13-14, rain or shine, on the grounds of Rockford Art Museum at Riverfront Museum Park, 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois.

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Sys-Con Media

Tom Peck Ford offers zero percent financing for 72 months on most Ford models

The current special will only be offered for a limited time, however, interested parties are encouraged to contact the dealership sooner rather than later to ensure that they are able to reap the benefits of the special savings at Tom Peck Ford.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WIFR

Sidewalks to Be Poured Along E. State St. Near Hotels, But Not This Year

A second accident in less than a year involving international visitors being hit by cars on their way to Rockford's east side hotels prompts the question, "What's being done to improve pedestrian safety on East State Street?" Winnebago County and the City of Rockford are working together to improve the intersection at Bell School and State Street.

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