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Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon

...finish for Ethiopia in the race's history. Kenya's Wilson Chebet was third, another 34 seconds back.Dathan Ritzenhein of Rockford, Mich., was the first American, in seventh. Keflezighi finished eighth.American Desiree Linden led for much of the women's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-20/ethiopian-lelisa-des
Wichita State star Fred VanVleet is rare success story from Rockford, Ill.

...the rare success stories to come out of Rockford, Ill., an old rust-belt city west...lurked around every corner growing up.Rockford was once a bustling city known for its...safe. When she met Joe Danforth, a Rockford police officer, she suddenly had an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-24/wichita-state-star-fred-v
Mr. W.L. Walker (ROCKFORD, Ill.)

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Entered into rest Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Doctors Hospital Mr. W. L. Walker, son of the late Walter Walker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/obi_357362.shtml
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Mr. W.L. Walker (ROCKFORD, Ill.)

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Entered into rest Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Doctors Hospital, Mr. W.L. Walker, son of the late Walter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/10/obi_357784.shtml
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Blackhawks rally for victory over Devils

...has dropped three in a row. Cory Schneider had 32 stops.? The Blackhawks have reassigned forward Teuvo Teravainen to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.The 20-year-old Teravainen had two goals and two assists in 15 games with Chicago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-02-13/blackhawks-rally-victory-o
James Strait

...SC, John Vernon Strait, Beech Island, SC, Rick Honaker, Middleton, TN, Christopher Honaker and his wife, Nancy, Rockford, IL, Teddy Honaker and his wife, Sherrie, Kingsport, TN, Timothy Honaker and his wife, Brandy, Kingsport, TN, Selena...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174248975
For jobless over 50, a challenging search for work

ROCKFORD, Ill. - When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-27/jobless-over-50-challenging-search-
Lightning stop Islanders' five-game winning streak

...with adding 17 assists in 71 career Stanley Cup playoff games.BLACKHAWKS: Recalled Joakim Nordstrom from Rockford and sent forward Peter Regin back to the AHL team.Nord strom had five goals and three assists in 14 games with Rockford.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-11-15/lightning-stop-islanders-f
For the record

...Henderson, 60, both of GrovetownJason Dane K. Ragland, 31, and Earnestine Latrice Holmes, 29, both of Mableton, Ga.Joseph Rockford McKoon, 35, of Newnan, Ga., and Irene Zamarron, 35, of AugustaStacy Darnell Conyer, 51, and Linda Ann Mincey, 47...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-26/record
Carter longs to recapture gridiron glory

...like they are at Marinelli Field in Rockford, Ill. Sometimes for Quincy Carter, the boo birds and the hecklers at Rockford Cubbies games might as well be right...second season as an outfielder with Rockford of the Class A Midwest League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/26/oth_234376.shtml
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