All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Hope springs eternal (again) at Wrigley

    By Doug Halberstadt Columnist While the temperatures around here are proclaiming that winter is still alive and well it’s somewhat hard to believe that Major League Baseball is right around the corner. The Chicago Cubs’ pitchers and...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    TRRT February 18-24, 2015 | Online edition

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

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    RRI sits down with artist Mark Adamany

    By Todd Houston facebook.com/RockfordRockedInterviews RRI: Let’s start by talking about your passion for painting and art in general. You graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and have been pretty busy doing what you love ever...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    VMH honors WWII vets this weekend

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor Some of World War II’s most storied service members will be honored during a series of special Veterans Memorial Hall (VMH) events. Beginning Saturday, members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen as well...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Commentary: News groups need more women’s voices in sport

    By Kristen Gehrke Guest Columnist It wasn’t long ago that women were barred from post-game locker room interviews following sporting events. In fact, it was October of 2013. I hadn’t been covering sports very long–just a blog...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • WAR AND CONFLICT BOOKERA:  CIVIL WAR/BACKGROUND: SLAVERY & ABOLITIONISM
    Frederick Douglass: Civil rights activist, politician and newspaper publisher

    By Paul Gorski Columnist Frederick Douglass (1818-95) was an important civil rights activist, politician, and newspaper publisher during and immediately following the American Civil War. I may have heard of Douglass in high school, but it was...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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    Mr. Green Car: Auto Show highlights EVs big and small

    By Allen Penticoff Special to TRRT The Chicago Auto Show is the nation’s premier exposition for manufacturers to display their latest products. Held in the attractive and absolutely huge McCormick Place on the Lake Michigan shoreline, the...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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    Teravainen returns from Chicago as IceHogs take 3-of-3

    By Todd Reicher Special to TRRT Just when the Rockford IceHogs began to falter and drop in the standings, the team got the spark they were looking for with the addition of some key players in Teuvo...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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    Olympic offers cold weather resistance

    By Nate Johnson Columnist Amidst the bleakness of winter there is brightness on the horizon as The Olympic Tavern, 2326 N. Main St., hosts several upcoming events that should help rouse beer-drinkers from the seasonal doldrums. The...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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    Rauner announces new head of DCFS

    Staff Report Governor Bruce Rauner Friday announced the selection of George Sheldon, 67, as the next Director of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Sheldon was the Secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families,...

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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