Your Space -- Dec. 8, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 07, 2012, 9:18 am
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Kristen Henning, 20, of Moline, goofs around before heading to the Eric Church concert.

Andrew Doyle, Hailey Fulkerson and Emily Flippo show off the sweaters they plan to wear to the upcoming Christmas sweater contest at Salem Lutheran Church in Moline.

Gage and Carly DeShane pose for a picture in front of the sunset near Aledo.

Olivia Henning, 15, and Katelynn McChesney, 15, both of Rock Island, pose for some pictures before heading to homecoming.


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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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