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 Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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