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Working the Dream
Teen center director wants to pay it forward
Davenport salon lights up clients' lives
SAU official believes diversity matters
Start to finish: Bush Construction VP enjoys seeing projects take shape
Glam2Go uses makeup to make a difference in women's lives
Artist trades construction tools for tattooing needle
Back to work after a weekend of retirement
Brothers carry on tradition of faith, family, farming
Arsenal worker loves building 'letters from home' for fellow soldiers
Stan Coin still has more work to do at 84
No question about why Mr. Trivia loves his job
Court reporter hangs up her notebook after nearly 45 years
Police officer candidate answers call to priesthood
DIY blogger earns cash while following her passion for interior design
Enyeart sells RVs to people who are his friends
RI teacher happy to trade fatigues for slacks
BHC recruiter loves her second career
Turning junk into art: Davenport man opens 'up-cycling' boutique
Italian-born family therapist chooses RI 'again and again'
Heritage and history: Native American educates Q-C about culture
American born and bred, Hispanic tried and true
Bosnian family finds success in the Q-C
Foreign horticulturist's career bursts into bloom in Q-C
From student to professor: Palestinian Tayh came to the US for education
From Germany to Geneseo: Exchange student settling into temporary home
Pending status: East African keeps prayers alive while awaiting residency change
Iraqis find new home and safety in Q-C
Weekend in Prague brings lovers together
Uncle Petes gives a dash of Greek hospitality
Irish journalist discovers some differences 'near Chicago'
Philippine native remembers her culture through dance
War-torn childhood left behind for adulthood in Q-C
Culture shock: Burmese refugee's heart remains with homeland
Davenport man has started a journey back to his Irish roots
Swedish-American genealogy becomes Augie staffer's life
Nursing student is not afraid to follow the road before her
Finding the right combination to unlock a student's mind motivates Dwyer
Drug counselor knows what it's like to be on both sides of treatment
Illness inspires Boys and Girls Club volunteer
Geneseo's O'Dell works with 'the world's most important resource'
United Way chief works to make a difference
God sustains seminarian's dreams
Bariatric surgeon enjoys patients' transformations
This dentist loves to bring smiles
Heaven-sent vision prompted ministry to deliver hope, healing
WIU leaders see dream becoming reality
SAU career counselors help students find their path
School is still fun for Augie's president
Casa youth worker feels call to help others
Rocky grad brings passion for teaching back home
Vocational instructor helps students turn visions into reality
For Mexican immigrant, education is the way to a better life
Giving patients hope is rewarding for father-daughter docs
Layer traded concrete for physical therapy
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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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