• Rockford Red Cross in need of blood, hosting blood drive on Tuesday
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    Rockford Red Cross in need of blood, hosting blood drive on Tuesday

    people appreciate.” ((BROOKE)) THAT WAS BRETT BROOKS REPORTING. THE MURAL AT V-F-W POST 97-59 WILL BE OFFICIALLY DEDICATED TO THE MEN AND WOMEN AT THE POST… IN TIME FOR THE 4TH OF JULY. ((BROOKE)) THE AMERICAN RED CROSS OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS ASKS RESIDENTS TO DONATE BLOOD. THE BLOOD DRIVE WILL BE TOMORROW FROM TWO TO SEVEN P-M… AT THE RED CROSS ON NORTH CHURCH STREET IN ROCKFORD. THE ORGANIZATION WILL ALSO HOST AN OPEN HOUSE EDUCATING THE COMMUNITY ON ITS SERVICES. EVERYONE WHO DONATES WILL GET A T-SHIRT AND WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN RAFFLE BASKETS AND OTHER PRIZES. ORGANIZERS SAY A SHORTAGE PROMPTED THE DRIVE. Janet Jarvis, Account Manager…

  • We’re STILL Not Saying It’s Aliens, But Tabby’s Star Is Getting Weirder
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    We’re STILL Not Saying It’s Aliens, But Tabby’s Star Is Getting Weirder

    KIC 8462852 probably sounds like a string of random letters and numbers to you but I’m willing to bet if you’ve watched this channel long enough, you’ve heard it before. It’s the name of a star, also known as Tabby’s Star, and it set the internet ablaze a couple years back when it dimmed in ways nobody could really explain, unless you pinned it on aliens building massive structures to power their civilization. Since then though we haven’t seen the star’s light fade, and so public interest in it did. But in April of 2017 light levels started dropping again, giving astronomers new clues to come up with new ideas.…

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters hosting reverse raffle
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    Big Brothers Big Sisters hosting reverse raffle

    WORKING TO SUPPORT AND MENTOR KIDS IN OUR COMMUNITY.. BU THEY CAN’T DO IT ALONE.. HERE TO TELL US ABOUT A FUN WAY TO HELP THEIR MISSION IS BRENT WAUGH, C-E-O OF BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF EAST TENNESSEE.. 1. FIRST.. FOR THOSE WHO MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT WHAT IT IS YOU GUYS DO.. TELL US ABOUT YOUR ORGANIZATION. 2. YOU’RE HOSTING A REVERSE RAFFLE AND AUCTION.. HOW WILL THAT WORK… UNLIKE A TYPICAL RAFFLE, IN A REVERSE RAFFLE THE PURCHASER OF THE LAST TICKET DRAWN WINS THE GRAND PRIZE OF $15,000. A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS ARE IN PLAY AT THE BEGINNING OF THE RAFFLE, BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS…

  • Selena Gomez and Jimmy Cry While Eating Spicy Wings (Hot Ones)
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    Selena Gomez and Jimmy Cry While Eating Spicy Wings (Hot Ones)

    -Selena, have you ever seen the show on YouTube called “Hot Ones”? -No. -On the show — it’s a great show, it’s really funny — you eat spicy chicken wings that get hotter as you go, all while answering questions about yourself. -I’m going to regret this. [ Laughter ] -No, yeah, yeah, yeah. I think we should try it right now. -All right, let’s do it, yes. -Ladies and gentlemen, give it up for the host of “Hot Ones,” Sean Evans, right there! [ Cheers and applause ] Thank you for being here. I’m a fan. Please, thank you for this, and please take it easy on us. -All…

  • Big Sean: Single Again
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    Big Sean: Single Again

    -He is one of our favorites. Here with the TV debut of his new song, “Single Again,” give it up for Big Sean! [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ -What happens when it’s too good to throw away? You either let it go bad or go away. I need to pray. ♪ Take my time, take my time, I’m-a take my time ♪ ♪ Na-na-na-na-na-na-na ♪ ♪ Na-na-na-na-na-na-na ♪ ♪ I’m single again ♪ ♪ Told ’em we’ll be better off friends ♪ ♪ Maybe I should just focus on me ♪ ♪ And slow down, don’t rush romance ♪ ♪ I’m single again ♪ ♪ Told ’em that we…

  • How Student Loans Work…EXPLAINED!
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    How Student Loans Work…EXPLAINED!

    Mike: Hey? Have you guys ever heard of Tyler Oakley? Well, Tyler Oakley has heard os student loans, cuz he had ’em. Big time. And so he and his friends at Big Frame have asked us to make this for you to explain how student loans work so you know, you guys can hae a slightly better life vis a vis (?) student loans than Tyler did. Cuz from what I understand, he and his friends found it very confusing being that they’re humans and everything. So how do student loans work, and how can you make them work better for you? Part One: The FAFSA AKA Free Application for…

  • SwedishAmerican hosting ‘cereal drive’ so kids can eat breakfast before school
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    SwedishAmerican hosting ‘cereal drive’ so kids can eat breakfast before school

    SEVERAL DAYS… LOCAL STUDENTS START HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL… AND MANY OF THEM WON’T GET BREAKFAST BEFORE CLASS. SO, SWEDISHAMERICAN IS ASKING ITS EMPLOYEES… AND THE COMMUNITY… TO DONATE BOXES OF COLD OR HOT CEREAL. THOSE WILL GO TO THE ROCK RIVER VALLEY PANTRY… THE PANTRY SERVES THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE EVERY MONTH. MORE THAN ONE- THIRD ARE CHILDREN. ORGANIZERS SAY… BEGINNING WITH A GOOD MEAL… CAN SET THE TONE FOR THE WHOLE DAY. Jess Hunley, Dir. of the Results Mangement Office for SwedishAmerican “Having breakfast it helps keep kids focused, it gives them the energy that they need so that they can not only learn but also for their growth…