All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Vote-here1
    Voting rights become a 2016 proxy war

    By Frank Askin Rutgers University Republicans – with a helping nudge from the United States Supreme Court’s conservative majority (of which more below) – are passing restrictive voting laws in states where they control both branches of government....

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Doubling Down

    Betting on video slots is not a viable revenue solution By John Guevara Winnebago County Board My friend and Chairman of the County Operations Committee, Gary Jury, asked me if I thought it was OK to put slot...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Park District says numbers don’t add up for slots

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher As usual, when the Rockford Park District wants to delineate policy they have the good sense to ask the citizens that use their facilities for their preferences. “The board directed us...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    RAAC summer programming gives youth authentic arts experience

    By Anne E. O’Keefe From Rockford Area Arts Council Summer means fun and RAAC Camp certainly qualifies. For two weeks Ellis School is transformed into an arts camp for youth between five and 13 years old. This...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • JoeCoots_KinkyBoots
    The unlikely life of actor Joe Coots

    By Richard S. Gubbe Contributor Joe Coots looks more like he belongs in a football locker room rather than a dressing room of a national touring company. The Winnebago native is an unlikely choice to find a...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Terminator Genisys lacks in plot but not action

    By Thomas Simpson Contributor Terminator Genisys kicks off in 2029. The resistance led by John Connor (Jason Clarke) is about to launch an assault on Skynet, an AI with a hatred for humanity, that will end the war...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Letter: AP courses do not replace Running Start

    From Allison and Jeffrey Wang Using the percent of students taking AP tests to evaluate our high schools is a flawed methodology. As one of their criteria, Newsweek uses the number of 12th-grade students who took at...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Anthony-Rizzo
    Cubs bullpen making waves as offense wanes

    By Nate Johnson Columnist In an oft-maddening up and down season for the Cubs, it seems a bit fitting that on a night where the duo of Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo were selected for the MLB...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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    Wired Cafe marks 5 years downtown

    By Josh Johnson Copy Editor Wired Cafe celebrates five years downtown on Friday with “Party in the Alley” and Tuesday we were able to sit down with Shanna Hill for a few moments to talk about the...

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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    TRRT Online Edition | July 8-14

    Read or download this week’s The Rock River Times right on your computer, tablet or cell phone.  

    • Posted July 7, 2015
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