• Music Review: Britney Spears delivers more of the same on new single

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Although the new Britney Spears CD, The Singles Collection, won’t hit stores until November, the first single, the previously unreleased “3,” hit radio yesterday (Tuesday, Sept. 29). The single, one of two...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Book Review: Letters from Bermuda: A unique read that serves as a World War II-era time capsule

    By Susan Johnson Copy Editor Letters from Bermuda by James S. Phelps (Xlibris Corporation, 2009, ISBN Hardcover 978-1-4363-8599-2, Softcover 978-1-4363-8598-5) has a different format than most that you see, as it is a compilation of letters exchanged...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Everything in the Garden at Rockford College Oct. 1-4

    From press release Rockford College performs Everything in the Garden, a play by Edward Albee, Oct. 1-4 in the college’s Cheek Theatre. Set in the late 1960s, the audience is brought into the wood-paneled living room of...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • The Second Half: Staying healthy to 100

    By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist Last weekend, I had the opportunity to meet a wonderful woman in her Second Half of life, an artist, life coach and motivational speaker. Her book, Stay Young to 100, is packed...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Lower your energy costs with an insulated garage door

    Courtesy of ARA Content A leaky, un-insulated garage door may not be an obvious culprit in rising monthly utility bills, but it’s worth a second look if you have an attached garage. Replacing an older garage door...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • ‘Polio: The Final Mile’ at OSF’s Featherstone Clinic Oct. 5

    From press release Dr. Abdulrahman Olatunji Funsho, consultant physician/cardiologist and specialist on African health care, will visit from Nigeria to present “Polio: The Final Mile” from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 5, at the Featherstone Auditorium...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Children dealing with family member’s cancer

    From press release The OSF Saint Anthony Center for Cancer Care and the Rockford branch of the American Cancer Society have collaborated to offer a support program designed to help children ages 6 to 12 years whose...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Harlem rolls in tournament victory

    By Matt Nestor Sports Columnist Eight teams competed in the 31st Annual Harlem Invitational Volleyball Tournament, including host Harlem’s varsity and junior varsity team, Auburn and Belvidere North. The Harlem Huskies’ varsity team rolled through the tournament,...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • OSF Center for Health introduces ‘Safety & Self-Defense’ classes

    From press release The OSF Saint Anthony Center for Sports Medicine and Health Fitness is introducing weekly Safety & Self-Defense classes beginning in October at the OSF Center for Health, 5510 E. State St., Rockford. The classes...

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Hog Talk season kicks off Oct. 5 at Cousin’s

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist The upcoming American Hockey League (AHL) season wouldn’t be complete unless there were a venue for fans to talk about it. The season’s first Bud Light Hog Talk will be Monday, Oct....

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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