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07/29/2014, 7:40 pm Dear Mr. Berko: I purchased 2,000 shares of Synovus Financial in January 2012, at $1.49 on your recommendation. I now ...
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07/29/2014, 7:32 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Dean is coming to dinner — and lunch, too. The sausage brand ...
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07/29/2014, 7:29 pm Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with ...
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07/29/2014, 7:05 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to ...
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07/29/2014, 7:01 pm NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market fell modestly on Tuesday as investors focused on a batch of big ...
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07/30/2014, 8:46 am NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants. The National Labor ...
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07/29/2014, 4:06 pm Asana is a service created to minimize the need for workplace email by serving as a one-stop shop for ...
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07/28/2014, 8:20 pm NEW YORK (AP) After dawdling between small gains and losses in a slow day of summer trading, the stock ...
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07/28/2014, 8:20 pm NEW YORK (AP) Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid ...
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07/28/2014, 5:49 pm NEW YORK (AP) Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. ...
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07/28/2014, 4:42 pm WASHINGTON — In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir ...
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07/28/2014, 2:25 pm Press release submitted by Results Marketing How Strong is Your Company's Cyber-Security? IA/IL QUAD-CITIES – Cyber-security ...
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07/28/2014, 2:16 pm Press release submitted by Renaissance Rock Island Groundbreaking Scheduled for Historic Star Block in downtown Rock Island ...
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07/27/2014, 12:50 pm Name: Kamino Available: iOS app, gokamino.com Cost: Free What it does: Crowd-sources things for you to do, ...
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07/27/2014, 12:50 pm GEOQUIZ: What is the official language of Lichtenstein? (Answer: German. Italian is the second most prevalent language, though ...
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07/25/2014, 5:39 pm A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese ...
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07/25/2014, 5:30 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Investors got some bad news about the American shopper on Friday, driving down stocks and sending ...
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07/25/2014, 9:40 pm CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting ...
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07/25/2014, 9:41 pm SEATTLE (AP) — Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space ...
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07/25/2014, 9:41 pm HONG KONG (AP) — McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu ...
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07/24/2014, 6:49 pm WASHINGTON (AP) The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller. As the U.S. economy has ...
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07/24/2014, 6:47 pm NEW YORK (AP) Only Wall Street could make the buying and selling of more than 3 billion shares look ...
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07/24/2014, 7:52 pm The Quad-Cities area had the second lowest unemployment rate in Illinois for June, behind only Springfield, which had an unemployment ...
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07/24/2014, 12:05 pm Press release submitted by Amber Nowak LeClaire, Iowa – July 2014 - Retailer and sculpture manufacturer Isabel Bloom ...
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07/25/2014, 9:21 am LOS ANGELES (AP) — Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded ...
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07/24/2014, 5:57 pm TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for ...
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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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