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07/18/2014, 1:39 pm PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Chad Grimm of Peoria is the Libertarian candidate for governor. But he's not campaigning so ...
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07/16/2014, 8:55 pm State Rep. Mike Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, and state Sen. Mike Jacobs, D-East Moline, are both raising more campaign funds than their ...
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07/16/2014, 5:24 pm U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, raised more than $481,000 in the second quarter as she continued to build a ...
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06/23/2014, 7:29 pm GALENA - Libertarian Bill Fawell said he's been forced to run as a write-in candidate in the 17th Congressional District. ...
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06/20/2014, 8:38 pm ALEDO - A third candidate has entered the race for Mercer County sheriff. Leo Henderson, of Aledo, filed his ...
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06/11/2014, 10:57 pm The National Republican Congressional Committee has put Republican Bobby Schilling in its "young guns" program, which means he should get ...
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06/10/2014, 8:17 pm RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in his Republican primary election Tuesday to a little-known economics ...
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06/11/2014, 8:39 am WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's a look at the who, what, when and where of the 2016 presidential contest at the ...
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06/05/2014, 10:48 pm SILVIS -- Republican Alex Fulton said Thursday he is running against state Rep. Pat Verschoore, D-Milan, in the Nov. 4 ...
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06/03/2014, 11:36 pm DES MOINES -- State Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Red Oak, won Tuesday's five-person Republican U.S. Senate primary in Iowa.At 11:15 p.m. ...
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  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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