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All Hours Heating

Alter Metal Recycling

Alternatives for the Older Adult

Americinn Lodge & Suites
301 Jason Way Circle
Davenport IA

Ascentra Credit Union

Atkinson Motorsports Park
Atkinson IL

Audiology Consultants
2215 E 53 St
Davenport IA
563 355-7712

Avonlea Cottage
2021 East 1 St
Milan IL

B & B Hardware & Rental
908 4th Street West
Milan IL

Barnetts House of Fireplaces
1620 5th Ave
Moline IL

Best Western Airport Inn
2550 52nd Avenue
Moline IL.
(309) 762-9191

Betty's Wig Boutique
1306 W. Locust St.
Davenport IA

Blue Sky Gifts & Home Decor
1018 Mound St.
Davenport IA

Boruff Auction Company
Aledo 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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