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Illinois Income Tax Rate to Go Up 32%, Permanently
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Illinois Income Tax Rate to Go Up 32%, Permanently

It's official, if you work in Illinois, your income tax rate will go up by 32%, permanently.

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20 Things You’ll Only Understand if You’ve Ever Lived in Rockford
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20 Things You’ll Only Understand if You’ve Ever Lived in Rockford

Let's put together the definitive list of things only Rockfordians understand. No matter how long you've lived in the Screw City, this only makes sense to you.

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Illinois City Honors ‘Wayne’s World’ With Headbanging Record

Residents of Aurora, Illinois spent their Independence Day honoring the 25th Anniversary of Wayne's World  with a record-breaking headbanging session so great you gotta see it to believe it. 

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Team USA Road to Rio at the Taste of Chicago
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Headed Out To Taste Of Chicago? Here’s What You Need To Know

If you like food and haven't been to The Taste Of Chicago, I'm not really sure what you're waiting for. 

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There Have Been 11 Cold Case Files In Winnebago County Since 2000

It seems like news stories have a shelf life of about a week before we move on to the next story. Sometimes we forget that some of these mysteries are never solved. 

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Rockford Fire Using New Technology to Keep Firefighters Safe

The Rockford Fire Department has been hopping the last few weeks battling structure fires in downtown Rockford. Fires in old buildings, such as the former Hanley Furniture building, can be extremely dangerous for firefighters battling the blaze, so that is why the RFD has started using drones to get a better handle on what they are dealing with. 

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You Don't See One of These in Roscoe Everyday
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You Don’t See One of These in Roscoe Everyday

I'll be honest, I've never seen one of these in the wild before. The only place I've ever seen one is in a zoo. 

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How to Keep Your Pets Safe During 4th of July Celebrations
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How to Keep Your Pets Safe During 4th of July Celebrations

Big family barbecue, lots of people, loud noises, kids running all over the place. It's fun for us but not for our four-legged family members.

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Changes to Cherry Valley’s 4th of July Fireworks

Last week's storms have forced the Village of Cherry Valley to make some changes to their 4th of July festivities this year.

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Illinois House Passes 32% Permanent Income tax Increase
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Illinois House and Senate Pass 32% Permanent Income tax Increase

Sunday evening, the Illinois house voted 72-45 to raise Illinois income tax rate by 32%. It will be the largest permanent tax hike in Illinois' history.

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