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04/19/2014, 11:34 pm Driving west out of Lexington, the countryside is quintessential Kentucky bluegrass country, hills rolling off into the horizon and white ...
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04/18/2014, 9:39 pm MOLINE -- Two developers who have waited more than two years to tackle a downtown Moline rehab project are ready ...
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04/18/2014, 7:03 pm Rock Island – Royal Neighbors of America reported revenue of more than $128 million in 2013, increased assets by $37 ...
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04/18/2014, 3:53 pm Press release submitted by The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce (Quad Cities) – The Quad Cities Chamber ...
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04/17/2014, 10:18 pm Deere & Co. has restricted travel to Russia and Ukraine for its employees as conflict in the region threatens two ...
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04/17/2014, 8:31 pm NEW YORK (AP) Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer ...
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04/17/2014, 8:29 pm WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used ...
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04/17/2014, 7:04 pm Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up. The stock market ...
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04/17/2014, 6:57 pm Eight entrepreneurs will pitch ideas for a new business start-up during the Henry and Stark counties third annual Fast Pitch ...
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04/17/2014, 6:55 pm Sam's Club has opened a storefront in the former Old Navy location at SouthPark Mall, 4300 16th St., Moline. A ...
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04/17/2014, 6:54 pm Gail Ripka, former administrator of the Henry and Stark County Health Departments received the Helen Heyrman award at the recent ...
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04/17/2014, 6:27 pm STERLING – Wahl Clipper Corp., one of the largest employers in northwest Illinois, announced Thursday it will build a ...
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04/17/2014, 7:01 pm ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to pay a $500,000 federal penalty in settling claims that its ...
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04/16/2014, 9:17 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage ...
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04/16/2014, 7:37 pm Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and ...
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04/16/2014, 9:32 pm WASHINGTON — America's diplomats and generals aren't alone in watching the unfolding conflict between Russia and neighboring Ukraine. The U.S. ...
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04/16/2014, 4:26 pm Press release submitted by Quad Cities Chapter No. 50 of National Association of Women in Construction. On May 1-3, ...
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04/16/2014, 1:51 pm Press release submitted by Results Marketing. Leadercast Quad-Cities is the simulcast location for the Iowa/Illinois Quad-Cities and surrounding area. ...
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04/16/2014, 1:21 pm Press release submitted by Kathy Riley. Administrative Professional's Day is Wednesday, April 23, and the Quad City Chapter of ...
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04/16/2014, 10:21 am Press release submitted by Royal Neighbors of America (Rock Island, IL) – Royal Neighbors of America reported ...
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04/16/2014, 9:21 pm The H2O Generation Quad Cities Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Store will open May 3 at the Sylvan Boat House, ...
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04/16/2014, 9:48 am Press release submitted by Group O New O-vations™ Website from Group O Aimed at Supporting Enterprise Reward Solutions ...
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04/16/2014, 9:39 am Press release submitted by Quad Cities Chamber Ribbon Cutting - Sam's Club Grand Opening in SouthPark Mall ...
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04/16/2014, 8:17 am DETROIT (AP) As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts ...
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04/15/2014, 6:49 pm Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors again has been ranked the largest privately owned real estate company in Iowa, according to RISMedia's 2014 Power ...
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04/15/2014, 7:51 pm Beth Langhauser, of Eldridge, manager of the Rock Island-based concrete business Midwest Ltd., is the first female president of the ...
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04/15/2014, 8:23 pm MOLINE -- Construction of a new $3 million corporate hangar at the Quad City International Airport could start this spring. ...
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04/15/2014, 1:37 pm Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension. The 3rd Annual Henry and Stark Counties Fast Pitch Competition will ...
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04/15/2014, 12:11 pm Press release submitted by Glenn Kass Quad Cities' senior care provider seeks to be "The Community Resource" for ...
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04/15/2014, 11:01 am Press release submitted by Balash Advertising National Recognition for Outstanding Customer Sales Satisfaction Moline,IL,April 14, 2014 –Green ...
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04/14/2014, 7:12 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading ...
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04/14/2014, 7:00 pm MOLINE -- Gov. Pat Quinn was in Moline on Monday to promote a program that offers $7,500 in down-payment assistance ...
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04/14/2014, 5:06 pm DALLAS — Isn't Twitter wonderful? First, it allowed someone, allegedly a 14-year-old Dutch girl, to make a threat Sunday against ...
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04/14/2014, 5:03 pm U.S. stocks mounted a modest rally on Monday, helping investors recover some of the ground lost after a rough finish ...
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04/14/2014, 4:55 pm SPRINGFIELD (AP) — State agriculture officials say wet, cold weather has kept Illinois farmers out of their fields this spring. ...
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04/14/2014, 3:42 pm Submitted press release Ryan's Hallmark in Moline has just completed a store renovation and now has the largest ...
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04/14/2014, 4:56 pm SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois gas station owners are speaking out against proposals for a fuel tax hike being floated in ...
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  Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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