All posts tagged "Featured"

  • IceHogs-USE
    Tales from the Trough: Preseason interview with ‘The Voice of the IceHogs,’ Mike Peck

    By Todd Reicher Sports Columnist Todd Reicher (TR): Hey, Mike, thanks for sitting down with me today. So, what’s new and exciting coming this year for the Rockford IceHogs? Mike Peck (MP): There isn’t anything too drastic....

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Quant-e
    Mr. Green Car: Salt water-powered car: the Quant e-Sportlimousine

    By Allen Penticoff Freelance Writer Got $1.7 million burning a hole in your pocket? Then, you may wish to get on the delivery list for the sexy Quant e-Sportlimousine (pictured) — a salt water-fueled electric car that...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Law
    Charges re-filed against seven Hells Angels

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Charges against members of the Hells Angels have been re-filed, sending seven defendants back to court Tuesday, Sept. 30. Charges against Aloysius J. Balice, Christopher L. Lawson, Jose P. Vielma Jr., Richard...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Rehab-Addict
    Tube Talk: Addicted to ‘Rehab Addict’

    By Paula Hendrickson Contributing Writer It’s not that often my sister discovers a good TV show before I do, but that happened quite a while back when she asked, “Have you seen Rehab Addict?” I hadn’t. But...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Polamalu
    Halberstadt: Pet peeve: NFL should take action on long hair

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist Before I get to the main purpose of this column, I’d like to make a couple of points. First, I fully realize there are far more important issues in the world of...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Minimum-wage
    Meet John Doe: Illinois’ minimum wage ballot question will bring voters to the polls

    By Paul Gorski Illinois voters are being asked this November: “Shall the minimum wage in Illinois for adults over the age of 18 be raised to $10 per hour by January 1, 2015?” This is an advisory,...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Ebola
    First case of Ebola confirmed in the United States

    Online Staff Report The Center for Disease Control confirmed its first case of Ebola in the United States Tuesday. The patient is currently being held in strict isolation at a Dallas hospital. Health officials say the man contracted the...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Mac-computer
    Tech-Friendly: Bending iPhones and iOS 8.0.2 update

    By Paul Gorski I was trying to avoid another Apple Inc.-centric column this week. I do use other technology, but Apple just cannot stay out of the news. Apple recently issued an update, iOS 8.0.2, to the...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Pickett
    20-year sentence in 2013 homicide

    Online Staff Report A Rockford man will spend the next 20 years in prison for a 2013 homicide, Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced Tuesday, Sept. 30. Tronte Pickett, 20, was sentenced by Judge Rosemary Collins...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Minnifield
    Parolee arrested after search warrant at RHA property

    Online Staff Report A man currently on parole was arrested Monday, Sept. 29, after a search warrant was executed inside an apartment owned by the Rockford Housing Authority. Sept. 29, the Neighborhood Response Unit and Rockford Police...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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