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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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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COUNTY OF AIKEN PROBATE COURT SUMMONS CAS...

...of any minors: Name A. J. FERRARA, 1654 SUMAC DRIVE, ROCHESTER HILLS, Ml 48309, SON, OVER 18 SHARON KIEFER, 24931 ROCKFORD, DEARBORN, Ml 48123, DAUGHTER, OVER 18 CHRISTINA MARTA LONG, 18809 SAN DIEGO BLVD., LATHRUP VILLAGE, Ml 48076, DAUGHTER...

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Two lead Maple Leafs past Stars

...Blackhawks ended a two-game slide but won their sixth in a row at home. BLACKHAWKS: Sent slumping forward Bryan Bickell to Rockford of the AHL and recalled prospect Marko Dano.Bickell, 29, has struggled since he was rewarded in June 2013 with a four-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-11-02/two-lead-maple-leafs-past-
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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Michigan city installing coin-operated breath testing machines in bars

ROCKFORD, Mich. -- Down at the Rogue River Tavern...proportions: Aside from Rogue River, Rockford only has two other public establishments...said City Manager Michael Young. Rockford is the first U.S. municipality to buy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/liv_409365.shtml
Life & style
Day cares short on children

ROCKFORD, Ill. --- The nation's economic...making in work," Meredith Hartigan, a Rockford single mother of two, said in explaining...director of Circles of Learning, also in Rockford. "For many low-income people it is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/09/bus_482614.shtml
Business
'Chronicle' geographical error surprising

...editorial, "On being heard": You need to do a better job on your geography homework. Rockford College is in Rockford, Ill., not in New York. As a former Rockford resident, it amazes me that Chris Hedges, The New York Times war correspondent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/01/let_377212.shtml
Letters
PWBA's fall four canceled

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Professional Women's Bowling Association announced Monday that the 2003 fall schedule has been canceled because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/12/oth_384030.shtml
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