Illinois

Where Did Candy Corn Originate?

(KMOX) - As Halloween approaches, more people are craving their fair share of candy corn. However, not many know that this iconic, controversial candy originated in Belleville, Illinois. Did you know that the recipe for the delicious Candy Corn we know and love today, originated in Belleville?...
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Why Does Jason Pullman Owe So Much Money to the State of Illinois?

Jason from the morning show hasn't lived in Illinois that long and did not know how our highway toll system worked.
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Person Tried to Move to Kentucky...By Floating There on a Log

Someone called 911 in Rock Island, Illinois on Monday afternoon to report a guy was floating down the Mississippi River on a big LOG. The fire department had to send out their rescue boat to save him. And when they pulled him into the boat, he told them what was up: He was MOVING from Illinois to...
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Man Tried to Move States by Floating in a Log Down the River

A man tried to move from Illinois to Kentucky by floating in a log down the Mississippi River.
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Alexa Is Going to Start Sounding Different...#BrightBytes

Amazon announced new features to their widely popular Echo Dot, 'Alexa.' Katie has all these features and more on Bright Bytes!
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Chicago Fireworks

LIST: 50 places to watch fireworks in Illinois 2019

The only proper way to celebrate Independence Day aka 4th of July is by grabbing the whole family and taking in a fireworks show at your local park! Since 4th of July falls on a Thursday this year, most of the shows are happening on July 4th, but there's a few suburbs doing them the 3rd. Check out...
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St Patrick's Day

Do You Know If It's Illinois or Ireland?

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, but does that mean they know about all things Ireland? Probably not, if the results of Stylz and Roman's Illinois or Ireland game are any indication! They gave listeners the name of a city and the person on the phone had to tell them if the city was in...
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Indiana Sign

Sassy Siri Says She Wants To Move To Indiana!

Sassy Siri wants out of the state of Illinois. She told Stylz and Roman that she plans on moving to Indiana as soon as possible. The guys wanted to know if she even knew anything about our neighbors to the East, but some of her knowledge was a little bit questionable. Does anyone really think that...
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Wine

The Wine Made Me Do It!

Here's a stat to be proud of... Illinois comes in 5th when it comes to wine consumption in the entire country! With wine, sometimes one glass becomes two, two becomes an entire bottle! So with that thought in mind, Stylz and Roman talked to people about what happened "when the wine made me do it!"
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No Love For Illinois: Population Keeps Declining

In the words of Rihanna, "and I want you to stay." For the 5th year in a row, Illinois' population is on the decline. According to the latest census data, the state is losing an estimated 45,116 resident in 2018. That's up from 33,700 residents in 2017. Related: Chicago One of Top Ten Cities to...
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