All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Talcott acquisition continues west side trend

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher Justin Fern’s Urban Equity Properties (UEP) purchased downtown Rockford’s iconic 13-story Talcott Building, 321 W. State St., March 31, 2014 for an undisclosed sum, reportedly in the area of $7 million....

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Record Store Day brings vinyl back into the limelight

    By Nate Johnson Columnist As vinyl records continue to recapture their share of the music market, so grows Record Store Day.  Founded by a coalition of independently-owned record stores in 2007 to emphasize the need to support...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Budget cuts: not all about dollars and ‘sense’

    By Eric Brown Education and Advocacy Coordinator, RAMP Center for Independent Living During his visits around the state both on the campaign trail and after he was elected Governor Rauner has said that he wants to help...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Dee Web: short in stature, full-scale guitarist

    By Todd Houston Exclusive to TRRT RRI: At what age did you decided that you wanted to guitar? Dee Web: I was 10 when I asked my parents for a guitar. I got an acoustic for Christmas...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Mr Green Car reviews Ford’s EcoBoost engine

    Allen Penticoff Mr. Green Car My review of the Ford F-150 truck platform boasted much about the benefit in fuel economy of selecting the 2.7 liter “EcoBoost” engine (which may actually have an upcharge cost on some...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    TRRT Online Edition | April 15-21, 2015

    Read this week’s print edition right on your computer or mobile device.  

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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    Homeowners need to be on alert for scams following severe weather

    Staff Report With storm season comes scam artists seeking to take advantage of distressed homeowners in need of repairs. People should be extremely cautious of anyone going door-to-door offering services such as home repair, removal of downed...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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    State Roundup: Revenue says new system catches tax frauds

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org The Illinois Department of Revenue is sniffing out potential tax fraud, thanks to new systems put in place to catch potential abuse. Terry Horstman, spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Revenue, says...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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    County on board with ‘Turnaround Agenda’

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org Last week Winnebago County officials unanimously approved a resolution supporting some, but not all, of the key themes the Governor would like to see the state implement. Included in the Winnebago County...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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    State Roundup: Cleanup continues following tornadoes

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org Hundreds of volunteers are converging on areas of the state hard hit by strong storms last week. The devastation led Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to declare DeKalb and Ogle counties disaster areas...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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