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Originally Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 8:20 pm
Last Updated: Nov. 29, 2012, 8:21 pm
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BEARS, host Seahawks, Sunday, noon (KLJB)
PACKERS, host Vikings, Sunday, noon
VIKINGS, at Packers, Sunday, noon
ILLINI, host Western Carolina, Tuesday, 7 p.m. (BTN/WFXN-AM 1230/WRMJ-FM 102.3)
HAWKEYES, host Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Saturday, noon (WOC-AM 1420)
AUGUSTANA, hosts St. Ambrose, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
ST. AMBROSE, at Hannibal-LaGrange, Saturday, 4 p.m. (KALA-FM 106.1)
BLACK HAWK, hosts St. Ambrose JV, Monday, 6:30 p.m.
MALLARDS, at Missouri, today, 7 p.m. (WFXN-AM 1230)
host 76ers, Saturday, 7 p.m. (WGN)


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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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