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07/24/2014, 12:36 am Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits overcame four defensive miscues with a four-run eighth inning to sneak off with a ...
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07/24/2014, 12:36 am NEW YORK (AP) Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown running out of time to retrieve his 1964 ...
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07/24/2014, 12:35 am EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Graham Rahal are used to occasional fireworks when drivers get upset at ...
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07/24/2014, 12:33 am MONTREAL (AP) Mike Weir was well aware that it has been 60 years since a Canadian won the Canadian ...
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07/24/2014, 12:32 am ST. LOUIS (AP) Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major league hit, ...
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07/24/2014, 12:31 am CHICAGO (AP) -- Despite starter Jose Quintana's best efforts, the Chicago White Sox again couldn't find a way to beat ...
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07/24/2014, 12:29 am CHICAGO (AP) When asked through a translator if he was nervous in his second big-league start, Tsuyoshi Wada said ...
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07/24/2014, 12:27 am CHICAGO (AP) It was far from a quiet offseason for the Chicago Bears, and now they really hope to ...
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07/22/2014, 9:07 pm FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have added depth and experience at linebacker by signing former Colts starter ...
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07/22/2014, 9:07 pm MOLINE -- Jeff Lee's summer has included daily visits to the gym with his older brother Aaron. The Quad ...
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07/21/2014, 11:09 pm CLEVELAND (AP) Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, ...
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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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