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Rockford, IL 61103

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Rockford, IL 61105

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General Sales Manager – Kim Carney: kcarney@wrex.com

Local Sales Manager – Tina Ryan: tryan@wrex.com

News Director – Josh Morgan: jmorgan@wrex.com  

Assistant News Director – Audrey Moon: amoon@wrex.com

Content Manager – Breanne Lyga: blyga@wrex.com 

Chief Engineer – Peter Gungel: pgungel@wrex.com

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Rain will kick-off the new work week

Rain will kick-off the new work week

Showers and storms are expected starting Monday morning and last into the afternoon.

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