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Rockford is continually in the news showcasing all of the great initiatives, events and sites in the region!

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Television

James Purifoy

CNN Money - Superstar Burger Chef Credits Prison for his Success
March 1, 2018
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CBS - Baseball For All: Largest all-female baseball tournament in U.S history
July 31, 2017
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WIFR - What's Happening with Andy and Aaron
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WGN TV - "Around Town" featuring Trickford's Cheap Trick Trail

HLN with Michaela Pereira - Ending Homelessness Among Veterans
November 11, 2016
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ABC7 Chicago - Roz Varon's Weekender Report (sock monkey feature)
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PBS/WYCC Channel 20 - In The Loop: The Rebirth of Rockford
December 18, 2015
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Radio

670 The Score

KCBX - Journeys of Discovery: The Women Who Saved Baseball During World War II
September 15, 2018
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All Things Considered (NPR) - Rockford Peaches — Team That Inspired 'A League Of Their Own' — Celebrates 75 Years
May 30, 2018
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DCI Blog - The Long and Winding Road: How an $87.5 Million Hotel Gets Built in Rockford, Illinois
April 23, 2018
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96.7 The Eagle's Double T Experiences Local Places in Rockford
October 2, 2017
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WNIJ - Baseball, Robots, Trappers And Jehovah's Witnesses Descend On Rockford This Weekend
July 28, 2017
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Knowledge at Wharton on SiriusXM Radio Show - Rockford's Comeback
February 14, 2017

WGN Radio - Steve Bertrand Interview with John Groh 
November 22, 2016
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WLS-AM 890 - The Big John Howell Show and the Chicago Board Options Exchange "Business First" newscast

 

Print

Downtown hotel rendering

Chicago Tribune - Kim Ng, a former White Sox intern, is now the highest ranking woman in MLB: 'Nothing should hold women back'
June 15, 2018
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Chicago Tribune - Peaches See Fruits of Their Past Labor
June 1, 2018
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Chicago Tribune - Architecture: 20 Must-See Attractions in Illinois
May 9, 2018
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Chicago Tribune - Illinois Art Show, Guitar Fest and Other Midwest Events in April
March 19, 2018
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Chicago Tribune - Catch butterflies in Indy, Kiss Winter Goodbye in Rockford and More
March 7, 2018
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Prevue Magazine - Rockford Revives Industrial History with First Convention Center & Hotel
March 2, 2018
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Industry Week - Rockford Illinois Workforce Program Propels Aerospace Cluster
February 13, 2018
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Chicago Tribune - Holiday Events Close to Home, Plus Getaway Deals (Stroll on State)
October 30, 2017
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Wall Street Journal - An Illinois City Aims to Move Better Policing Right Into the Neighborhood
September 14, 2017
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USA Today - 11 Must-See Fall Exhibits at U.S. Museums
September 4, 2017
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Food Traveler Magazine - Destination America - Rockford's local coffee and downtown food scene
August 3, 2017
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Chicago Tribune - PaleoFest in Rockford, a celebration of cranes in Indiana and more
February 10, 2017
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Chicago Tribune - Rockford, Ill. light show, a ski deal in Galena and more
December 7, 2016
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Associated Press & The Daily Herald - Rockford Celebrates Cheap Trick's Entry into Hall of Fame
April 8, 2016
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Online

Rockford Peaches

Outdoor Families Magazine - 30+ Fall Family Adventures in Rockford, Illinois
October 13, 2018
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StupidDope - Prairie Street Brewing Co. is Rockford's Beer Haven (Video)
October 5, 2018
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StupidDope - Ground Floor Skateshop is Rockford's Extreme Source (Video)
October 3, 2018
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Happiness and Things - 7 Cook Rockford, IL Attractions to Add to Your Bucket List
September 12, 2018
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Happiness and Things - Historic Auto Attractions: Is This the Most Surprising Museum in Illinois?
September 12, 2018
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Only A Game Podcast - 75 Years After The Women's Pro League, Bringing Baseball Back to Girls
August 17, 2018
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Northern Public Radio - Rockford Area Celebrates 815 Day (slideshow)
August 15, 2018
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StupidDope - Pig Minds Brewing Company is the Nation's First Vegan Brewery! (Video)
August 8, 2018
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MSN - 30 Cities You Can Experience in One Weekend
August 2, 2018
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StupidDope - Unleash Your Inner Sadness at West Rock Wake Park in Rockford (video)
July 23, 2018
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Smithsonian.com - Catch a Game at These Still-Functional All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Ballparks This Summer
June 29, 2018
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Traveling Mom - Fun Summer Things to do in Rockford, IL
June 24, 2018
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Sports Destination Management - Rockford Hosting AAU Action This Weekend
June 22, 2018
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The New Republic - Peace Officers
June 21, 2018
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LA Daily News Blog - 75 Years of the Rockford Peaches: There's No Crying in Baseball!!
June 8, 2018
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Chicago Tribune - Rockford Peaches Celebrate Their 75th Anniversary (online gallery)
June 5, 2018
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New York Times - A Growing Drive to Get Homelessness to Zero
June 5, 2018
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Associated Press - Rockford Marks 75th Anniversary of Women’s Baseball Team
June 1, 2018
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Yahoo Finance - There's No Crying in Baseball, or Rockford, IL, as City Rings in 75th Anniversary of the Rockford Peaches
May 30, 2018
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Chicago Business Journal - There's No Crying in Baseball, or Rockford, IL, as City Rings in 75th Anniversary of the Rockford Peaches
May 30, 2018
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MarketWatch - There's No Crying in Baseball, or Rockford, IL, as City Rings in 75th Anniversary of the Rockford Peaches
May 30, 2018
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Major League Baseball - 75 Years Ago, The Rockford Peaches Began Their Inaugural Season
May 30, 2018
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CityLab - So Much for the Urban-Rural Divide? (LimeBikes at East High School)
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Chicago Tribune - 20 Must-See Sports Attractions in Illinois (Beyer Stadium)
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Chicago Tribune - A Look Inside Rockford's Crown Jewel - The Coronado
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Chicago Tribune - 20 Must-See Cultural Attractions in Illinois 
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Way 2 Good Life - Will You Sleep Like a Pilot?
April 18, 2018
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Second Act Stories - James and the Perfect Burger: Redemption With a Side of Fries
April 17, 2018
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Fox Business - EB-5 Program a Win for Immigrant Investors and U.S. Business?
April 3, 2018
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Backroad Planet - Fun Things to do in Rockford, Illinois USA
March 11, 2018
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The Project Podcast - The Long and Winding Road: How an $87.5 Million Hotel Gets Built in Rockford, Illinois
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Way 2 Good Life - Why Does Rockford Have a Sock Monkey Museum?
January 31, 2018
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Money Inc - Seven of the Coolest Places to Ice Skate in the U.S.
December 2018
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Chicago Tribune - Cabin Fever Antidote: Get Outside With These Events in the Midwest
December 18, 2017
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Wherever Family - Christmas, By Land or By Sea
December 12, 2017
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Olio in Iowa - 7 Sensational Places to Eat in Rockford, Illinois
December 4, 2017
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Olio in Iowa - 4 Ways to Explore the Unique History of Rockford, IL
November 29, 2017
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TravelingMom.com - Where to see the Best Holiday Lights Displays in the Midwest
November 23, 2017
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Rebecca Wanderlusting - A Weekend in Rockford, IL
October 6, 2017
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Daily Herald - Six Area Breweries That Serve Stellar Food
September 26, 2017
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Travel With Sara - Stockholm Inn: A Swedish Experience in Rockford, Illinois
September 26, 2017
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Chicago Magazine - Walk Through Rockford's Stunning New Garden of Light
September 20, 2017
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Daily Herald - Midwest Travel (Rockford's Crossroads Blues Festival)
September 19, 2017
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Expedia - Most Beautiful Towns in All 50 States
March 7, 2017
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