Dispatch, Argus closed today


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Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 5:17 pm
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Offices of The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus will operate on a holiday schedule today.

Customer service and advertising in Moline will be closed today and will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday. Classified phones, (309) 797-0333, will be closed today and will reopen Friday.

Quad-Cities Online, QCHomes and QCOnline auction walk-in and phone support will be closed today and reopen at 8 a.m. Friday.

Circulation offices and driveup will be closed today and reopen Friday. Circulation phone lines, (309) 797-0345, will be open from 5 to 11 a.m. today.

Because of the size of today's newspaper, many of our contractors will need extra time to deliver your package of holiday deals and savings in a safe manner. If you do not have your newspaper by 8 a.m. today, please call our circulation department at (309) 797-0345.



















 



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  Today is Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Charles M. Osborn of this city, a lawyer of prominence, who voted for Lincoln in 1860 is now out strong for McClellan and will take the stump for him.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.






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