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Posted on Jame's 1948 , 22-Aug '14, 9:01PM

  2 Peter 3:10-14 "But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth … Continue reading →

Posted on QC Ghost, 22-Aug '14, 8:32PM

Over the past six years, Chicago has become a top potential target for international terrorists, a top security expert said Friday, making the posting of a veiled threat by Islamic radicals on Twitter a higher cause for concern."Many organizations refer to Chicago as Obama Town," said CBS 2 security expert Ross Rice, a former top FBI agent in Chicago. Under President Obama, the U.S. took out Osama bin Laden, and used repeated drone strikes to weaken terror networks.In the meantime, the U.S. government on Friday issued a security bulletin to all U.S. law enforcement in light of the overall ...

Posted on Just Cruisin 2, 22-Aug '14, 2:57PM

112 years ago today Cadillac was founded by Henry Leland. And since it is Friday and the weekend events are getting started we will do an events update. Before we do that here is a video of different kind of big rig. And just in case you’ve had a rough day, here is a short […]

Posted on QC Examiner, 22-Aug '14, 12:34PM

Bill Bloom really, REALLY does not like the local press: “Recently, the local media have been portraying the Rock Island County (RICO) Democratic Party as some sort of leader in pushing downsizing the county board and demanding the county consider a paid administrator…I think a trip down memory lane would be useful not only for […]

Posted on The Scoundrel, 1-Aug '14, 1:55PM

Illinois not just in it for the short-term we are the home of long-distance political skullduggery.   Illinois politics always were on the road to ruin – Quad Cities Online.

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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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