LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Deaths for Monday, April 29, 2013


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Posted Online: April 28, 2013, 6:22 pm
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Bethell, Gertrude, 92, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Bush, Patricia McCarthy, 80, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Davison, Donald, 88, New Boston; Dennison, Aledo.
Johnson, Carl, 88, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Kaczinski, Vincent "Vince," 77, Long Grove; Chambers, Eldridge.
Marchand, Debra Joan, 56, Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Matheson, Donna N., 84, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Slach, Donald Edward, 92, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Tufts, Robert A., 84, Rock Island; Esterdahl, Moline.



















 



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  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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