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07/24/2014, 8:27 pm DAVENPORT -- The Putnam Museum is partnering with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey this weekend, offering engineering activities and ...
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07/24/2014, 7:59 pm ROCK ISLAND -- An early retirement program is helping to ease budget concerns at Rock Island County. There are ...
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07/24/2014, 7:51 pm Wonderful weather awaits the Quad-Cities after the next two days. Rain chances are in the forecast for Friday and ...
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07/24/2014, 7:30 pm ROCK ISLAND -- P.J. Foley adjusts his USS Nimitz baseball cap and leans forward in the coffeehouse booth. He ...
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07/24/2014, 7:11 pm The former mayor of the village of Cleveland has asked a Henry County circuit court judge to order the de-annexation ...
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07/24/2014, 5:16 pm A word was omitted from a headline on a letter to the editor published Thursday on the Viewpoints page. It ...
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07/24/2014, 3:43 pm BEST OF SHOW 2014 Aerospace -Model Rocketry - Adam Young- GH- Kris I Amy Young Sterling Aerospace ...
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07/24/2014, 3:37 pm Press release submitted by Illinois Department of Natural Resources Proposed Outfall Diffuser on Sylvan Slough of the Mississippi ...
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07/24/2014, 7:58 pm DAVENPORT -- Iowa's state government, businesses and educational system are becoming national leaders in helping veterans find good-paying jobs, according ...
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07/24/2014, 11:54 am ROCK ISLAND - One agency has downgraded Rock Island County's credit rating days after another increased it. On July ...
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07/24/2014, 11:10 am Press release submitted by East Moline School District No. 37 Registration for students will take place at ...
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07/24/2014, 10:11 am Press release submitted by Henry and Stark County Health Departments HEALTH DEPT & LA LECHE LEAGUE TO SPONSOR ...
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07/24/2014, 10:07 am Press release submitted by Henry and Stark County Health Department The Henry and Stark County Health Department reminds ...
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07/24/2014, 7:59 am Press release submitted by Epilepsy Foundation QUAD CITIES – The Epilepsy Foundation of the Quad Cities and Pappas, ...
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07/23/2014, 11:38 pm Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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07/23/2014, 11:14 pm MOLINE -- Two people were hurt in a kitchen fire Wednesday night in Moline. Shortly after 9 p.m., firefighters were ...
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07/23/2014, 10:03 pm DAVENPORT — Chad Lewis researches unexplained phenomena around the world. After 20 years, he has more questions than answers. ...
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07/23/2014, 11:43 pm DAVENPORT - As a standing room only crowd watched, aldermen at a special meeting Wednesday voted to delay action on ...
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07/23/2014, 7:48 pm DAVENPORT -- The Putnam Museum's National Geographic Giant Screen Theater is offering a special sneak preview of the new National ...
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07/23/2014, 6:52 pm MOLINE -- Aggressive marketing is underway to bring more retailers and restaurants to Moline and recapture some of the money ...
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07/23/2014, 6:27 pm The Centennial Bridge connecting Rock Island and Davenport will be closed to motorists for about a month, starting Aug 3. ...
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07/23/2014, 6:16 pm ROCK ISLAND -- Rock Island County's Human Resources Director Jill Rich abruptly resigned last week, as the turmoil inside the ...
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07/23/2014, 6:05 pm A skycap pushed Benton Mackenzie's wheelchair through the crowd of travelers at Portland International Airport, some glad to escape Portland ...
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07/23/2014, 5:02 pm Press release submitted by River Action Alcoa: Environmental Improvements with John Riches has been rescheduled for August 19th ...
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07/23/2014, 4:57 pm Press release submitted by Modern Woodmen In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Quad City Times ...
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07/23/2014, 4:54 pm Press release submitted by Henry County NRCS The Cambridge American Legion Riders will be sponsoring a Bike Show ...
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07/23/2014, 4:54 pm Press release submitted by Henry County NRCS The Cambridge American Legion Riders will be sponsoring a Bike Show ...
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07/23/2014, 4:52 pm DAVENPORT -- For years, the city of Davenport has discussed ways to better get the public its message ...
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07/23/2014, 4:46 pm Press release submitted by Skip-a-Long SKIP-A-LONG IS EXPANDING! Recognizing a growing need in our community, Skip-a-Long Child ...
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07/23/2014, 4:41 pm Press release submitted by Bethany for Children & Families East Moline, Illinois – Volunteers from John Deere Cylinder ...
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07/23/2014, 4:39 pm Press release submitted by River Action Alcoa: Environmental Improvements with John Riches has been rescheduled for August 19th ...
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07/23/2014, 4:07 pm Press release submitted by Rock Island Arsenal Everyone is invited to 'Rock the Island' Car Show, Cruise in, ...
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07/23/2014, 1:32 pm ROCK ISLAND -- How about trading a Sacred Heart for two Milan St. Ambroses? Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island, and ...
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07/23/2014, 11:25 am RAPIDS CITY -- Board members, during a recent meeting, discussed the need for more equipment to be better prepared for ...
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07/23/2014, 9:54 am Press release submitted by Illinois Iowa Center for Independent Living ILLINOIS IOWA CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (IICIL) CELEBRATES ...
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07/23/2014, 9:51 am Press release submitted by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging. Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is planning a ...
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07/23/2014, 9:49 am Press release submitted by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging. Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is planning a ...
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07/23/2014, 9:25 am Press release submitted by Third Baptist Church The Quad City Education Group (QCEG) will host an informational meeting ...
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07/23/2014, 8:59 am Press release submitted by Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Dozens of historic cars compete for prizes July 27 to ...
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07/23/2014, 8:55 am Press release submitted by Rock Island County Health Department Rock Island County Health Department and the Women Infants ...
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07/23/2014, 8:47 am Press release submitted by Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau Illinois & Iowa – Whether you caught your ...
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07/23/2014, 8:08 am A few days after Iowa's governor was spotlighted on MSNBC for declaring undocumented children from Central America unwelcome in ...
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07/22/2014, 11:14 pm GENESEO – East Moline city administrator Cole O'Donnell wants to help Geneseo find a new city administrator. Geneseo has ...
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07/22/2014, 11:14 pm MOLINE - Republican candidate for treasurer Tom Cross says he opposes Bruce Rauner's plan to tax 32 different services. ...
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07/22/2014, 10:41 pm DAVENPORT - After months of debate and years of discussion, the Davenport City Council votes today on whether St. Ambrose ...
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07/22/2014, 10:41 pm Music Round Table 5-6 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440. rivervalley5@mchsi.com, rivervalleylibrary.org. Family ...
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07/22/2014, 10:58 pm ATKINSON -- Even though it is being done in small steps, the village board is proceeding with plans for a ...
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07/22/2014, 10:40 pm Rebuilding Together Quad Cities, a volunteer-based home repair organization, is taking applications from military veterans needing help with major home ...
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07/22/2014, 10:40 pm Davenport officials have announced that Bridge Avenue is closed to through motorists between Rusholme Street and Central Park Avenue. ...
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07/22/2014, 10:40 pm Donors to the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend's 50 for 50 Challenge established 69 new funds with more ...
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07/22/2014, 10:40 pm DAVENPORT -- Future and current business owners gathered at the Wells Fargo Building in Davenport on Tuesday to learn from ...
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07/22/2014, 10:40 pm ALEDO - The Aledo City Council hired Aledo resident Justin Blaser as the city's new public works director. Mr. ...
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07/23/2014, 9:33 am ROCK ISLAND -- A CVS Pharmacy may be coming to the former Audubon Elementary School property. On Tuesday, Rock ...
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07/22/2014, 9:15 pm ROCK ISLAND -- After standing proud for 145 years, the Civil War soldier outside the Rock Island County Courthouse almost ...
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07/22/2014, 8:03 pm MOLINE -- Mayor Scott Raes told the city council Tuesday that he has begun the process to fill a vacancy ...
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07/22/2014, 8:39 pm To the best of my knowledge:-- I've been doing a three-day work week for 30 years. What's the big deal, ...
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07/22/2014, 8:56 pm Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday signed a new $1.1 billion construction bill that includes $51.8 million for road projects in ...
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07/22/2014, 5:04 pm ROCK ISLAND -- After falling victim to flooding on July 3, the Red, White & Boom! fireworks have been rescheduled ...
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07/22/2014, 3:20 pm Press release submitted by city of Davenport The spray park in Centennial Park has re-opened following the ...
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07/22/2014, 3:10 pm Press release submitted by Muddy Waters MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BLUES SOCIETY PRESENT THE IOWA SOLO/DUO BLUES CHALLENGE The ...
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07/22/2014, 2:56 pm Press release submitted by Shelly Chapman Rock Island County is pleased to announce a recent INCREASE in our ...
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07/22/2014, 1:51 pm Press release submitted by The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities The Salvation Army announces STUFF THE BUS ...
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07/22/2014, 1:37 pm Press release submitted by Quad Cities Chamber (Quad Cities) -- The Red, White & Boom! fireworks have been ...
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07/22/2014, 12:20 pm Colona library offering free technology courses Colona Public Library is offering free six-week technology courses to residents in the Colona ...
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07/22/2014, 9:38 am SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) An Iowa filmmaker plans to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois. ...
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07/22/2014, 12:01 am MILAN -- One of the Milan's main residential thoroughfares will get a new coast of asphalt that village officials say ...
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07/22/2014, 12:01 am EAST MOLINE -- The city council has approved a $77,000 project designed to upgrade 6th Street Court. The project ...
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07/22/2014, 12:01 am CAMBRIDGE -- The Cambridge school district is projecting a $146,432 surplus for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Total revenue is ...
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07/22/2014, 12:01 am MOLINE -- Moline is considering purchasing three all-electric vehicles. Moline's fleet manager, .D. Schulte is scheduled tonight to ...
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07/21/2014, 11:19 pm Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year. 1864 ...
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07/21/2014, 11:18 pm Investigating In The Duck Creek Watershed, Steve Gustafson Noon-1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; ...
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07/21/2014, 11:09 pm The women of Moline High School Class of 1957 are invited to a party at which they will renew friendships ...
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07/21/2014, 11:09 pm REYNOLDS -- A man was transported to the hospital Saturday for injuries sustained in a car crash in Reynolds. ...
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07/21/2014, 9:44 pm MOLINE -- A single letter was chosen to represent the collective Quad-Cities and its upcoming passenger rail service between ...
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07/21/2014, 9:41 pm The temperature in Moline is expected to rise above 90 degrees today for the first time this year, according ...
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07/21/2014, 4:19 pm Press release submitted by Lisa Lockheart Quad Cities/IA-IL: Rebuilding Together Quad Cities, a volunteer based home repair organization, ...
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07/21/2014, 2:14 pm Press release submitted by the University of Illinois Extension. Rock Island County 4-H Teen Hunger Ambassadors invite all ages ...
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07/21/2014, 12:40 pm Press release submitted by River Bandits First-Ever Event will Welcome Participants from Tee Ball Through Adult to Modern ...
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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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