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Splash Landing Aquatic Center, 2220 23rd St., Bettendorf, is open. The main pool area includes a zero-depth entry with water geysers, kiddie boat slide, flue and speed slide, drop slide, and a diving board. The Toddler Pool area (for ages 6 and under with supervisor age 18 and up) has a slide, sprays, and a sand play area. Both pools are heated. Schedule and costs of admission and passes vary; see the website or call 563-344-4124 for details.

Monday, May 26, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014




                                                                                                                             




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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


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