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04/23/2014, 11:13 pm People struggling to avoid foreclosure are invited to learn how to lower their mortgage costs and keep their homes from ...
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04/23/2014, 9:34 pm Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, expects more posturing over taxes but little progress in addressing the real issues ...
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04/23/2014, 9:09 pm DAVENPORT -- Mayor Bill Gluba said the title is long, but the Sustainable Environment Methods and Technology and Advisory Commission's ...
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04/23/2014, 8:24 pm Quad City Arts on Wednesday announced grants of more than $93,000 to 32 individuals and organizations – more than ...
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04/23/2014, 8:13 pm DAVENPORT -- A doctor required to have a chaperone when he treats female patients after an accusation of sexual misconduct ...
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04/23/2014, 9:57 pm The proposed merger of four Quad-Cities schools has been put on hold.On April 7, a Committee of 10 tasked with ...
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04/23/2014, 7:16 pm Larry Boyd and Terry Hanson (Live Lunch) Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333. ...
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04/23/2014, 7:04 pm Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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04/23/2014, 8:50 pm MOLINE -- Reducing the timetable for the new Interstate 74 bridge is expected to save $76 million. Work on ...
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04/23/2014, 10:36 pm MOLINE -- Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner has pulled out of the Rock Island County Republican Party's annual Lincoln ...
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04/23/2014, 5:57 pm FULTON -- Applicants for federal prison jobs at Thomson Correctional Center will face an intensive hiring process. The long-vacant ...
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04/23/2014, 5:59 pm ALEDO -- The Mercer County Public Building Commission on Thursday notified its bankers it intends to refinance jail bonds. ...
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04/23/2014, 3:00 pm Press release submitted by The Arsenal WHAT: The U.S. Army Sustainment Command (ASC) will host a Sexual Assault ...
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04/23/2014, 2:56 pm Press release submitted by city of Bettendorf In accordance with the new Loop schedule with May-October service, ...
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04/23/2014, 1:54 pm Press release submitted by Gallery 114 Gallery 114 114 W. 3rd St. Davenport, IA 52801 (563) 209-2488 Gallery ...
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04/23/2014, 1:47 pm Press release submitted by Thursday, April 24, Dr. Meira Kensky presents annual Stone Lecture at Augustana College! ...
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04/23/2014, 1:36 pm Press release submitted by city of Bettendorf Bettendorf: On Friday April 25, the annual Arbor Day Ceremony ...
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04/23/2014, 1:32 pm Press release submitted by Milestones Milestones Area Agency on Aging is recruiting one Board Member from each of ...
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04/23/2014, 1:24 pm Press release submitted by Quad City Arts What: Application Deadline Approaching for Dance and Public Art ...
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04/23/2014, 1:19 pm Press release submitted by city of Rock Island Effective immediately, Sunset Marina is offering a 10 percent discount ...
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04/23/2014, 1:16 pm Press release submitted by River Action, Inc. Meet other park and River Action supporters by joining the Earth ...
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04/22/2014, 11:22 pm GENESEO — New Mayor Nadine Palmgren and aldermen sparred Tuesday on several issues, including outside legal counsel. The mayor ...
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04/22/2014, 10:50 pm Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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04/22/2014, 11:11 pm ROCK ISLAND — A new program will pay Rock Island High School staff members who spend additional time in the ...
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04/22/2014, 11:08 pm ROCK ISLAND -- From the showroom window at Navarro Canoe Co. just before Easter, a resurrected Jake Blues sat mutely, ...
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04/22/2014, 9:46 pm MOLINE — The city continues to acquire property to enhance areas near the proposed multi-modal station and support downtown residential ...
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04/22/2014, 9:04 pm ALEDO — Aldermen on Monday voted to proceed with refinancing a 2000 loan to construct a water treatment facility. ...
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04/22/2014, 8:57 pm PORT BYRON — Village sewers may need more than $600,000 of improvements, MSA engineer Steve Haring told trustees Monday night. ...
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04/22/2014, 8:04 pm ATKINSON - The village board Monday adopted a spending plan that lists expenditures of $1,205,140 and revenues of $1,322,340. ...
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04/23/2014, 11:13 am California-based documentary filmmakers are in the Quad-Cities this week to film the Government Bridge and interviews for a new documentary ...
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04/22/2014, 7:13 pm MOLINE — Dozens of local public officials gathered at Black Hawk College Tuesday for a workshop hosted by state comptroller ...
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04/22/2014, 6:28 pm To the best of my knowledge: -- An auctioneer should read my eulogy. -- If you don't leave ...
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04/22/2014, 6:24 pm An open house at Colona's Scott Family Park, formerly known as Indian Trails resort, will be held from 10 a.m. ...
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04/22/2014, 6:18 pm CAMBRIDGE — The Henry County Sheriff's Department will hold a Mounted and Ground Search and Rescue spring training class at ...
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04/22/2014, 6:12 pm The Quad City Rockfest on July 19 will offer seven bands and eight hours of music 3-11 p.m. in and ...
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04/22/2014, 5:56 pm Artist Talk with Melissa Wagner-Lawler 3-4 p.m., Room 131, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North ...
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04/22/2014, 5:16 pm A Rock Island County Circuit Court judge heard arguments Tuesday on a motion to dismiss a $13.2 million lawsuit filed ...
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04/22/2014, 7:55 pm MOLINE - U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will come face to face with the "functionally obsolete" Interstate 74 bridge ...
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04/22/2014, 3:36 pm Press release submitted by Joshua Schipp. KeyStone Neighborhood Association will host an Urban Garden Fair from 9 a.m. to ...
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04/22/2014, 3:29 pm Press release submitted by Friendly House. Friendly House participates in the federally funded Child and Adult Care Food Program ...
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04/22/2014, 3:14 pm Press release submitted by UnityPoint Health – Trinity UnityPoint Health – Trinity hosts first athlete with diabetes to ...
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04/22/2014, 3:09 pm Press release submitted by Junior Achievement of the Heartland Junior Achievement hits the greens to help kids own ...
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04/22/2014, 3:07 pm Press release submitted by Quad City Speedway 50th Year Anniversary Quad City Speedway and K+S Promotions, located at ...
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04/22/2014, 2:49 pm Press release submitted by Carrie Roelf. The Rock Island Parks & Recreation Spring Community Garage Sale will be from ...
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04/22/2014, 2:44 pm MOLINE - U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will come face to face with the "functionally obsolete" Interstate 74 bridge ...
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04/22/2014, 1:35 pm Press release submitted by the Milan Chamber of Commerce. The Milan Chamber of Commerce Preferred Ball Golf Outing will ...
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04/22/2014, 1:28 pm Press release submitted by city of Bettendorf BETTENDORF: The Life Fitness Center will be hosting a wellness fair ...
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04/22/2014, 1:23 pm Press release submitted by The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project The U.S. Army Corps of ...
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04/22/2014, 1:22 pm Press release submitted by Jamie Sons, Discovery Shop. American Cancer Society Bettendorf Discovery Shop, 2397 Cumberland Square Drive, Bettendorf, ...
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04/22/2014, 1:16 pm Press release submitted by Janice Willis Coats 4 Families gave away 500 coats this last October and hope ...
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04/22/2014, 1:08 pm Press release submitted by QC United The 14th Annual "Swing into Education" Best-Ball Golf Tournament to be held ...
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04/22/2014, 12:53 pm Press release submitted by Quad City distribution site Rock River Trail Initiative FREE Oak trees (saplings) will be ...
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04/22/2014, 12:43 pm Press release submitted by Moline School District No. 40 The Moline School District will be holding free ...
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04/22/2014, 12:35 pm Press release submitted by Patsy Bewley. The Punches Family, a bluegrass gospel group from Missouri, will perform 6 p.m. ...
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04/22/2014, 12:30 pm Press release submitted by Teske Pet & Gardens WHO: TESKE PET & GARDENS, MOLINE WHAT: Earth ...
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04/22/2014, 12:23 pm Press release submitted by Lora Adams USO and WQPT Military Family Fun Night with Sesame Street's Elmo ...
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04/22/2014, 12:17 pm Press release submitted by Porter McNeil. The Coalition Advocating for Underage Substance Elimination (C.A.U.S.E.) will host a town meeting ...
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04/22/2014, 12:11 pm Press release submitted by Troy Sullivan -President QCLEOM Quad Cites Law Enforcement Officers Memorial May marks police ...
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04/22/2014, 12:05 pm Press release submitted by St. Ambrose DAVENPORT, Iowa—On Wednesday, April 30, men are invited to don women's shoes ...
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04/22/2014, 11:40 am Learn basic computer skills in Geneseo Introductory free computer sessions, called "Tech Tips," will be offered at the Geneseo Public ...
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04/22/2014, 9:54 am ROCK ISLAND - Smoldering items in a dumpster caused smoke in a building at the Rock Island Arsenal this morning. ...
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04/21/2014, 9:58 pm MOLINE -- The city wants to buy the former River Bend Foodbank site at 309 12th St. for parking. ...
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04/21/2014, 9:39 pm ROCK ISLAND -- Aldermen on Monday approved the sale of a vacant lot in the Broadway Historic District that will ...
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04/21/2014, 9:27 pm EAST MOLINE -- Aldermen on Monday approved a contract with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local ...
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04/21/2014, 8:20 pm Today is Tuesday, April 22, the 112th day of 2014. There are 253 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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04/21/2014, 5:29 pm ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL — The U.S. Army Garrison on Monday unveiled a Boundless Playground on Arsenal Island that includes equipment ...
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04/21/2014, 6:49 pm DAVENPORT – As Michelle Simmons stood before federal judge James Shadid on April 11, she thought about her lifetime of ...
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04/21/2014, 5:23 pm Rock Island officials are preparing for the rising Mississippi River.At 4 p.m. Monday, the river reached flood stage of 15 ...
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04/21/2014, 2:46 pm Press release submitted by Vicki Coutant Rock Island - Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging sponsors the Living and ...
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04/21/2014, 1:24 pm Press release submitted by Bethany for Children & Families Moline, Illinois – Bethany for Children & Families ...
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04/21/2014, 1:16 pm Press release submitted by The Doris and Victor Day Foundation The Doris and Victor Day Foundation is now ...
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04/21/2014, 1:05 pm Press release submitted by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White Jesse White Urging Illinoisans to be Heroes ...
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04/21/2014, 12:40 pm Press release submitted by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White Jesse White awards nearly $1.4 million ...
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04/21/2014, 12:19 pm Press release submitted by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White Jesse White awards nearly $1.4 million ...
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04/21/2014, 11:51 am Press release submitted by UnityPoint Health – Trinity Stylin' Against Breast Cancer is April 24 and it's new ...
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04/21/2014, 11:36 am Press release submitted by Illinois State Police East Moline, IL (4-21-14) – Illinois State Police District 7 ...
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04/21/2014, 11:30 am Press release submitted by Illinois State Police East Moline, IL (4-21-14) – The Illinois State Police (ISP), District ...
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04/21/2014, 11:27 am Press release submitted by Illinois State Police Illinois State Police District 7 to Conduct Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols ...
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04/21/2014, 11:20 am Press release submitted by Illinois State Police East Moline, IL (4-21-14) – The Illinois State Police (ISP), District ...
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04/21/2014, 11:14 am Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension U of I Extension's Spring Horticulture Telenet Series Continues April ...
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04/21/2014, 11:06 am Press release submitted by Fulton Chamber of Commerce 2014 FACE GRANTS AVAILABLE - Putting Your Vision of Fulton ...
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04/21/2014, 11:00 am Press release submitted by Glenn Kass, BRC Publicity Chair EIGHTH ANNUAL BETTENDORF ROTARY LOBSTERFEST SET FOR JUNE 14TH ...
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04/20/2014, 8:34 pm ROCK ISLAND -- Three months after aldermen rejected a request to donate a vacant lot in the Broadway Historic District ...
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04/20/2014, 6:00 pm Arm-in-arm they walked to the starting line of the world's most famous marathon that April morning a shade over a ...
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04/20/2014, 5:31 pm Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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04/20/2014, 5:11 pm DAVENPORT -- There are at least 800 homeless children in the Quad-Cities, and officials say that number is rising. ...
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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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