LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Funerals today, Tuesday, April 15, 2014


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Posted Online: April 14, 2014, 8:00 pm
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Brown, Raymond E., 66, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Greater Antioch Baptist, Rock Island.
Fitzgerald, Lois, 97, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
McDaniel, Deborah Kaye, 63, Rock Island; 11 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.
Misfeldt, Sharon K., 59, Davenport; 5-8 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Phillips, Donette Sue "Donut" "Donnie," 43, formerly Rock Island; 11 a.m., Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, Moline.
Schmid, Patrick A., 48, Rock Island; 9 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.



















 



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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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