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RUSH AND TALONS TIED AT 27 AT HALFTIME

Posted by on Jul 8, 2012 | 0 comments

Before the game even started there was a pre-game brawl between both teams. It took the coaches, referees, and Rosemont Police to break it up. And during the first half there was a lot of pushing and shoving. It’s been a back and forth game with both teams scoring at will. Quarterbacks Russ Michna and Aaron Garcia have thrown for a combined 4 touchdown passes. But the even bigger story is...

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The Universal Appeal of a Red Solo Cup

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 | 0 comments

The Universal Appeal of a Red Solo Cup

Before you get on me about talking about the COUNTRY song “Red Solo Cup” by Toby Keith, let me explain. The image of a red Solo cup evokes many an emotion for ALL music lovers. It’s a universal symbol of good times, parties, fellowship, games, and bonding. Red Solo cups stimulate sensual memories of your first rum and coke with two half melted ice cubes, sucked down the moment...

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It Wasn’t the Pit Bull, It Was the Piranha

Posted by on Jun 23, 2012 | 0 comments

It Wasn’t the Pit Bull, It Was the Piranha

A little girl is recovering at a hospital after she apparently stuck her hand into the family fish tank and a piranha bit off the tip of her finger this week at their Maine Township home. The parents suddenly heard their daughter start crying and rushed over to find her finger bleeding. They became frantic when they found the child’s fingertip was severed and automatically believed the...

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Q101 Welcomes The Vans Warped Tour!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 | 3 comments

Q101 Welcomes The Vans Warped Tour!

The annual rite of summer, The Vans Warped Tour, rolls into Chicagoland to the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater in Tinley Park, Saturday July 7th!   Tix can be had HERE Check out the lineup for the 18th edition of the Tour: A Loss for Words After the Burial All Time Low Anthony Raneri Anti-Flag Ballyhoo! Bangups Bayside blessthefall Born of Osiris Breathe Carolina Brian Marquis Captain Capa...

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ATV DUI Kills Dory, the Pony

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 | 0 comments

ATV DUI Kills Dory, the Pony

A Yorkville man was charged with driving an all-terrain vehicle under the influence after he struck a Shetland pony that had gotten loose in Kendall County, officials said. The accident happened early Sunday at 3 a.m. as Quintin Wissmiller, 33, was driving a Polaris Ranger ATV in Yorkville, said Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig French. The pony had to be euthanized due to the severity...

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The Connection?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 | 0 comments

The Connection?

They believed the end of the world is near. They sold their belongings, packed up what they had left, and headed to Arizona. In the process, somehow the idea to blindfold, bind, and tape their five kids crossed this couple’s mind as a good idea. Adolfo and Deborah Gomez remain held on $50,000 bail, both charged with felony child abuse and endangerment. Police said the couple and five of...

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