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Working the Dream
The Country Cupboard: A little farmstand making a big global impression
Davenport teacher helps others get hooked on crafting rugs
Planting the seeds: Garden by garden, preacher advocates for better food
Augie scientist enjoys getting out into the field
Schmulbach keeps coming back to coaching
She loves rallying Q-C students to battle hunger
Sheriff's deputy likes helping people, making them feel safe
EM superintendent willing to sacrifice his job for kids
Bariatric nurse loves giving lives back to patients
WIU adviser found his passion in working with students
A career in chocolate makes life happier
Job is an extension of desire to have an impact
Mallards' broadcaster puts money where mouth is
Chemist creates beauty with stained glass
Office manager by day, jewelry seller by night
'Clean-cut farm kid' has loved his life in law enforcement
Physical therapist finds satisfaction in helping people
Museum job puts director in touch with great people
Museum curator finds something new every day
Marketing executive finds joy in helping businesses
Marketing director takes pride in spreading the word about engineering firm
Tireless community servant continues at 75
Becoming US citizen hard, but fun work for Polish native
Moline soccer coach helps other immigrants adjust
A husband brought her here, and a son kept her here
Small changes add up to a big adjustment for Western Australian
Exchange student learns school is easier, more food is fried in U.S.
Family legacy continues with Mediterranean Q-C restaurant
Scotland native has seen both sides of immigration issue
Immigrant grandfather sparks a love of diversity in his grandson
Filipino woman gets 'badge of honor' training in US
Finding love in Brussels leads Spaniard to Q-C
Native of Germany remembers holiday traditions
Lagomarcinos carry on a family tradition brought here from Italy
Priest can trace family back to Ireland -- and Africa and Scandinavia, too
'Proud to be Egyptian, Muslim and an American citizen'
Violinist brings global experience to the Q-C
Successful Q-C couple turns from sports to kitchens
Business center at BHC offers help to entrepreneurs
Business center at BHC offers help to entrepreneurs
Food Hub takes shape in Davenport's Freight House
Changing the world, one gift at a time
Blackwell turns artist's eye on property management
Geneseo farmer shares the message of agriculture
Arsenal leader looks back on satisfying career
Tennant wants to bring back 'knights of the highway'
Bent River owner really likes his product
Country Corner: From pumpkin stand to presidential host
Renaissance Rock Island keeps cash flowing in town
Russian-born fashion designer makes her mark
Deere prospers on quality, innovation, integrity
Cool Beanz about more than just good coffee
After a lifetime of jobs, R.I. man wants to retire as welder
Q-C winery on track to expand its production, wine types
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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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