What are your New Year’s Eve traditions?

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by ANA OLVERA “For New Year’s Eve I just hang out with friends and family now, but when I was in high school I would watch whichever Lord of the Rings movie was out, decorate my room, dress up drinking fake wine, and watch the ball drop on tv.” —Amanda Turner Rockford       […]

How are you protecting yourself and your family from getting sick?

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“My family plans to get the flu shot and we’re more conscious about washing our hands. It’s terrifying in school. I imagine every high school student is going to get sick this season. It seems inevitable; we touch the same things.” —Shelby Denhof, Rockford     “I’m washing my hands, not shaking hands as often, […]

Man on the street — How do you feel about Judge Servaas and the courthouse possibly leaving Rockford? by Ana Olvers

“I agree with the consolidation. But it’s going to hurt Rockford. The state will save, but the public will lose because of the inconvenience.”

                                           

Should the United States have universal healthcare?

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by ANA OLVERA Rockford Squire intern “Yes, if they can’t get it any other way.” —Doris Garrison, Lansing “No, because there is already Medicaid and Medicare programs in place for those without insurance. I don’t want big government to be the boss of my healthcare.” —Cynthia Pritchard, Davison Note: These two women were in town […]