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07/18/2014, 1:39 pm PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Chad Grimm of Peoria is the Libertarian candidate for governor. But he's not campaigning so ...
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07/16/2014, 8:55 pm State Rep. Mike Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, and state Sen. Mike Jacobs, D-East Moline, are both raising more campaign funds than their ...
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07/16/2014, 5:24 pm U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, raised more than $481,000 in the second quarter as she continued to build a ...
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06/23/2014, 7:29 pm GALENA - Libertarian Bill Fawell said he's been forced to run as a write-in candidate in the 17th Congressional District. ...
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06/20/2014, 8:38 pm ALEDO - A third candidate has entered the race for Mercer County sheriff. Leo Henderson, of Aledo, filed his ...
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06/11/2014, 10:57 pm The National Republican Congressional Committee has put Republican Bobby Schilling in its "young guns" program, which means he should get ...
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06/10/2014, 8:17 pm RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in his Republican primary election Tuesday to a little-known economics ...
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06/11/2014, 8:39 am WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's a look at the who, what, when and where of the 2016 presidential contest at the ...
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06/05/2014, 10:48 pm SILVIS -- Republican Alex Fulton said Thursday he is running against state Rep. Pat Verschoore, D-Milan, in the Nov. 4 ...
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06/03/2014, 11:36 pm DES MOINES -- State Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Red Oak, won Tuesday's five-person Republican U.S. Senate primary in Iowa.At 11:15 p.m. ...
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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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