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Travel Blog Publishes Their Illinois Bucket List For Your Summer Stay-Cation

If you think that you'll have to come up with some big bucks to enjoy a vacation in some far-flung exotic spot, you're probably right. However, you can save those dollars with an Illinois-based "stay-cation," because we've got lots of things to see and do right here without breaking your budget (although, to be honest, Illinois has some really pricey things, too).

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Eight Illinois Restaurants Featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives

There are times when it seems that Guy Fieri's voice is heard more often in my house than mine is. That's cool with me, as we are unabashed "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" fans, and have been since the show came along in 2007. If you're a fan too, you may or may not know that there have been multiple Illinois restaurants featured on the show.

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This Redesign of Illinois’ State Flag is Bad

 

I'm going to come right out and say it, our state's flag for Illinois is boring. I really don't like it.

However, this redesign of the state flag is well, is just plain bad. 

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Your Landline Phone in Illinois is Safe, For Now
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Your Landline Phone in Illinois is Safe, For Now

July 1st has come and gone, and Illinois residents, still have their landline phones, for now. However, things could soon change.

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Northern Lights Will be Visible This Weekend in Northern Illinois
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Northern Lights Will be Visible This Weekend in Northern Illinois

(UPDATED) A big storm is exploding on the sun, which could lead to a light show here on earth this weekend. Beware, there is a G2 (Kp=6)-geomagnetic storm watch for Sunday.

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The Secret Tax In the Illinois Budget No One is Talking About
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The Secret Tax In the Illinois Budget No One is Talking About

Like it or not, Illinois workers will have to endure an 32% increase in their income tax when they get their next paycheck this month, but there's another tax increase no one is talking about. This one amounts to a whopping $95 million dollars.

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One Small Promise in 2017 Could Mean Big Money for Rockford
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There’s A ‘Lucky’ Silver Lining to the Illinois Budget Decision

There's a chance you weren't excited to hear the details of the new Illinois budget. But, this might help.

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Rockford Food Truck ‘Rolls’ Into Massive Food Fest This Weekend and We Must Be There

There's just something special about getting food from a truck, and it's even more special when it's an entire festival devoted to food trucks.

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This Illinois Tax Hike Calculator Shows How Much More You'll Pay
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This Illinois Tax Hike Calculator Shows How Much More You’ll Pay

If you're wondering just how much this new 32% tax hike will cost you, this simple calculator will tell you.

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Illinois Finally Has a Budget
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Rockford Residents Respond to Illinois’ New Budget in Four Words

We asked Rockford residents to describe how they feel about Illinois' new budget in four words; these were the best responses.

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