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07/22/2014, 12:12 pm Tilapia is inexpensive and easy to cook and has a mild flavor. If you're trying to get more fish in ...
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07/22/2014, 12:12 pm Let's just get something out of the way right at the top. This is not an authentic kung pao recipe. ...
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07/22/2014, 12:02 pm Wouldn't you love to start your day with something tastier and more substantial than that all-too-typical bowl of cold cereal? ...
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07/22/2014, 11:52 am There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, ...
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07/22/2014, 12:40 pm Favorite restaurants? We all have them — those go-to eateries that keep bringing us back time and again. Just thinking ...
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07/16/2014, 12:00 am I buy more fresh salmon than I need for dinner. Not because I'm lured by the mammoth slabs sold at ...
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07/15/2014, 11:10 pm Mr. Tidbit: More Chips Ahoy! The makers of Chips Ahoy! cookies, who recently debuted four new flavors at once, have ...
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07/15/2014, 11:10 pm If you haven't yet tried halloumi — often also called Greek grilling cheese — let this recipe for a romaine ...
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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.

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