Your Space -- Dec. 8, 2012


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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.

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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.

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

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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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