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In 1943, at the age of 20, Donald Cawiezell was drafted into the U.S. Army.  "You get a letter from the government, saying your friends...
As the leaves fall, city governments around the Quad Cities are offering free collection days for your yard waste. Here's the lowdown on Bettendorf, Davenport,...
President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday in an effort to break the deadlock over health care reform.
Justices on the Iowa Supreme Court stepped out of their usual confines and headed to the classroom today.
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Stories we're following this Thursday, October 12, 2017...
Ald. Dylan Parker announced the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center has been awarded the Governor's Hometown Award.
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Editor's note: Residents of the Illinois Quad-Cities selected newcomer mayors in the April elections. After several months on the job, Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms...
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Visiting candidates for Illinois governor and lieutenant governor were a tad late for a breakfast powwow Saturday at the Rock Island Main Library because they...
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Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, will hold auditions for its Bootleggers and a new musical in the next week.Auditions for new Bootleggers,...
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Illinois governor Bruce Rauner announced Friday that Rodger Heaton will replace Kristina Rasmussen as his chief of staff next week.
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"If you're using cloud storage, and you have my sensative information, how are you protecting it?" said Shadrack Roberts of the Quad Cities Cyber Security...
Augustana College is growing. In fall 2017, the small liberal arts school welcomed its largest class ever to its Rock Island campus. On Thursday, October...
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On Aug. 3, the United States Senate confirmed Davenport native David Glawe to one of the top law enforcement positions in the land: Under Secretary...
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"It was literally disruptive almost every evening for weeks," said Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch.
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Developers of a $2.2 billion high-voltage power line that would cross 200 miles of central Illinois are considering options after the Illinois Supreme Court rejected...
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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said he'll sign a bill guaranteeing abortion remains legal in the state.
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The Government Bridge will be closed to vehicles for inspection from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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"You can't recover, rehab or restore a dead body," said QC Harm Reduction President Kim Brown.
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Court says group is not public utility...
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The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Clean Line Energy Partners and Rock Island Clean Line do not qualify for public utility status. The...
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