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04/24/2014, 5:08 pm BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine ...
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04/23/2014, 11:34 pm MOLINE -- Jonathan Lessard slipped out of the penalty box at just the right instant. Ty Rimmer slipped on the ...
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04/23/2014, 10:59 pm Prep baseball Brimfield 10, Annawan-Wethersfield 0 (5): Matt Dwyer got his revenge against the Titans on Wednesday. A-W defeated Dwyer ...
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04/23/2014, 10:44 pm CLINTON, Iowa -- Thomas Lindauer handled his business at the plate the same way he handled the hecklers sitting on ...
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04/23/2014, 10:19 pm GENESEO -- Having endured a bumpy ride at times during the first month of the prep softball season, the United ...
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04/23/2014, 9:03 pm ST. LOUIS -- Alleman graduate Cody Sedlock admits he's a Cubs' guy but he was thrilled to be the starting ...
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04/23/2014, 8:43 pm Alleman senior lineman Jared Lambrecht will continue his football career at Monmouth. During his two-year varsity career, the Pioneers ...
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04/23/2014, 8:42 pm After teaming with former prep coach Chance Jones to reverse the fortunes of the Galva boys' basketball program, Dexter Ingels ...
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04/23/2014, 8:42 pm MOLINE -- In the two games the Moline girls' soccer team has lost this season, sophomore forward Jamie Althiser failed ...
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04/23/2014, 6:59 pm CLINTON, Iowa -- There aren't many 11-years-old's who know what they want to do or what they want to be ...
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04/23/2014, 6:57 pm It's been a whirlwind first hundred days or so for Scott Gardner. Late last year it was announced that the ...
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04/23/2014, 6:57 pm Age: 33 Hometown: Green Rock Career: Street Stock 2003 to 2004; IMCA Late Model 2005 to present. ...
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04/22/2014, 11:24 pm When the Indiana Pacers needed a lift. Paul George stepped up. All over the court, over and over again. ...
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04/22/2014, 10:51 pm Prep softball United Township 15, Rockridge 4: Winning pitcher Heather Johnson helped her own cause in United Township's five-inning home ...
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04/22/2014, 10:32 pm MOLINE – An explosive offense sure can help hide any deficiencies – real or perceived – that a team may ...
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04/22/2014, 9:53 pm SILVIS -- To overcome its offensive inconsistencies, sophomore forward Abbie Graham believes the United Township girls' soccer team needs to ...
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04/22/2014, 9:30 pm WOODHULL -- Ridgewood baseball coach Seth Spivey put it aptly when he said this of his team's matchups with Lincoln ...
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04/22/2014, 9:30 pm ROCK ISLAND -- When Riverdale graduate Mitchell Keppy committed to the Iowa football program a little more than three years ...
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04/22/2014, 7:52 pm For less than the price of a gallon of gas, Quad-Citians can help support their community tonight and see a ...
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04/22/2014, 7:48 pm CLINTON, Iowa -- Perhaps a trip home is what Thomas Lindauer needed to spark his bat. Two games into ...
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04/22/2014, 7:17 pm One of the points we hunters and those who oppose hunting agree on is: what a waste it is when ...
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04/22/2014, 7:12 pm It wasn't until I got some phone calls about renewing boat registration stickers that I realized I had forgotten to ...
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04/22/2014, 6:20 pm After scoring high-jump bronze at last May's IHSA Class 1A state track-and-field championships, Annawan-Wethersfield's Karissa Roman naturally set her sights ...
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04/22/2014, 10:22 am Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping ...
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04/21/2014, 11:56 pm EAST MOLINE -- Doug Crampton just had that feel from the moment he unloaded the car on Sunday afternoon. ...
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04/21/2014, 11:56 pm And down the stretch they come: Yes, we are already approaching the final week of regular-season play for the Black ...
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04/21/2014, 11:56 pm A cutline from Saturday's Rock Island Invitational track meet incorrectly identified the Rock Island runner in the 300 hurdles race. ...
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04/21/2014, 11:55 pm ALEDO — When the Alleman and Mercer County high school baseball teams met a few weeks ago on the Pioneers' ...
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04/21/2014, 11:17 pm Prep baseball Rock Island 4, Monmouth-Roseville 2: Alex Hardcastle's two-run single capped a third inning in which Rock Island scored ...
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04/21/2014, 11:08 pm Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits suffered a 7-6 loss to the Clinton LumberKings on Monday at Ashford University Field. ...
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04/21/2014, 11:58 pm CLINTON, Iowa — Wearing a black Quad Cities River Bandits uniform with No. 23 stitched across the back on Monday ...
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04/21/2014, 9:50 pm Riley Strandgard has been swinging a big bat for the 13-0 Sherrard Tigers softball team — not only this year, ...
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04/21/2014, 9:42 pm MOLINE — In the eternal glass half-empty or half-full debate, Thomas Frazee admits to falling on the optimist side of ...
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04/21/2014, 8:13 pm Former champs from the two biggest local road races nearly accounted for both overall winners at Monday's 118th Boston Marathon. ...
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04/21/2014, 6:43 pm Not making the NCAA tournament in 2014 was a major blow to University of Illinois basketball fans, but coaches and ...
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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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