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Tuesday briefing: 2 more COVID-19 deaths in Q-C, couple stranded 6 months on island, and more Deere cuts

Tuesday briefing: 2 more COVID-19 deaths in Q-C, couple stranded 6 months on island, and more Deere cuts

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Another fall-like day is on tap for the Quad-Cities. You might even need a jacket this morning or this evening as temps will only reach the mid-70s.

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 74 degrees and a low around 55 degrees.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 78 degrees and a low around 60 degrees.

• The Rock Island County Highway Department reports that 290th St. N (County Road X) from 38th Avenue N to Moline Road will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m., today, until 3 p.m., Wednesday, for road repairs.

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• COVID-19 stranded this Bettendorf couple in St. Martin for 6 months

• COVID-19 claims the lives of two more Quad-Citians

• Pritzker warns of deep cuts without federal economic aid

• Bettendorf schools adopt hybrid learning plan

• Deere & Co. cuts salaried jobs as part of company restructuring

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After star center Luka Garza announced that he would return to Iowa for his senior season, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery appeared on a Zoom news conference with reporters and was asked if he now had his “dream lineup’’ intact for this season.

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East Moline has The Bend.

East Moline has a new library to be opened sometime in 2021.

East Moline has The Quarter, an expansive potential development behind Deere Harvester near the river.

East Moline has the Rust Belt concert venue.

East Moline has Runner’s Park, a spacious area amid wide downtown streets, where runners meet after East Moline’s long running Firecracker Run on the Fourth of July. It’s also a meeting place for summer festivals and Sunday night outdoor small concert gatherings.

What it doesn’t have is anything that ties all those venues in the downtown area together.

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