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Hiland Toyota
2302 39th Ave
Moline IL

Historic LeClaire Apartments
421 19th St
Moline IL

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bettendorf
909 Middle Road
Bettendorf IA

Holiday Inn Rock Island, Hotel & Conference Center
226 17th Street
Rock Island IL

Home Bound Healthcare

In A Kids World
1732 18th Ave
Rock Island IL

Isle Of Capri Casino
1800 Isle Parkway
Bettendorf IA

Java Station
John Deere Co and Pavilion
John Deere Commons
Moline IL

John Keady's
GM Superstore
I-74 & Kimberly Rd
Davenport IA

Jon R. Bloomberg Auction
1018 14th Ave C.
Orion IL

Just Kids
1800 West First Street
Milan IL.

Kaplan University

Key Auto Mall
3700 16th Ave
Moline IL

What pro sports can I watch?

-- John Deere Classic -- For 36 years, the Quad-Cities has hosted the PGA Tour under various names, growing from a satellite event at Crow Valley Country Club in Bettendorf, through many years at Oakwood Country Club in Coal Valley, to the present-day $4 million John Deere Classic at Silvis' new Tournament Players Club course, TPC at Deere Run, which opened in 2000 at John Deere Road and Colona Road. This year's championship rounds will be televised nationally on CBS-TV. Deere & Co. is signed on as sponsor of the tournament through 2010. TPC at Deere Run, (800) 336-4655;,

-- The Swing of the Quad Cities -- The Class A baseball affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals battles Midwest League foes in John O'Donnell Stadium -- completely renovated in 2004 -- at 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport, at the foot of the Centennial Bridge. The Swing host home games at 7 p.m., and at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays. (319) 324-3000;

-- Quad City Flames --The newest entry to the local sports scene, the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Calgary Flames, replaces the Quad City Mallards at The Mark of the Quad Cities. The season begins in early October and runs into April with 40 home games a season at The Mark in downtown Moline. 1201 River Drive; (309) 764-7825 (PUCK);

-- Quad City Steamwheelers --In their inaugural season, the Quad City Steamwheelers captured 2000's ArenaCup championship by posting a pro football record-setting 19-0 record. The 'Wheelers followed that up with an 18-1 title season in 2001 and remain arenafootball2's model franchise. The 'Wheelers play 16 games during the regular season, eight of them at home at The Mark of the Quad Cities. The af2 season runs from April through July; playoffs are in late July and August. 1201 River Drive, Moline; (563) 324-4888;

-- Cordova Dragway Park -- This historic track offers a summertime of drag-racing events, including the International Hot Rod Association's Summer Nationals in June and the World Series of Drag Racing every August. Ten miles north of Interstate 80 on Illinois 84; (309) 654-2110;

-- Stock-car racing -- Weekly racing is available from spring to fall at several area tracks, including: Hawkeye Raceway, RR 1, Blue Grass, Iowa, (563) 381-1554,; Quad City Raceway, Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline, (309) 796-2444,; Mercer County Speedway, Mercer County Fairgrounds, Aledo; and Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport, (563) 326-5338.

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