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09/01/2014, 2:00 pm Press release submitted by Figge Art Museum. A selection of over 20 works from the Figge's permanent collection, including ...
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09/01/2014, 1:50 pm Press release submitted by Midwest Writing Center. Registration is currently open for Midwest Writing Center's sixth Fall Writing Workshop ...
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09/01/2014, 11:12 am Everyone hates a line. We jockey back and forth at the supermarket just to find that shortest line at the ...
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09/01/2014, 10:56 am EAST MOLINE -- When Bridget Bowling was wheeled into surgery to deliver her baby girl this summer, she expected an ...
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09/01/2014, 10:47 am ROCK ISLAND -- For Cecilia Padilla, having a wheelchair-accessible van would mean more safety and independence. The 9-year-old battles ...
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09/01/2014, 10:37 am CHECK IT OUT Football concerns for parents Today's schoolboy football players are not only bigger and stronger, but the game ...
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08/31/2014, 4:58 pm Former Defense Secretary Melvin R. Laird is 92. Actor George Maharis is 86. Conductor Seiji Ozawa is 79. Attorney and ...
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08/31/2014, 3:43 pm Who doesn't remember the good old days when grandmas wore house dresses and aprons, freshly washed clothes were hung outside ...
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08/31/2014, 3:42 pm Submit photos of you with your grandchildren by emailing them to features@qconline.com. In the subject line, type the word "Grand," ...
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08/31/2014, 3:42 pm Looking for something to do with your grandchildren? Here's a list of upcoming activities in the Quad-Cities area. Aug. ...
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08/31/2014, 12:50 pm Seventy years have come and gone. Many who remember him, who remember what happened on Aug. 12, 1944, have passed ...
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08/31/2014, 11:00 am Someone said the craziest thing to me the other day. "Shane, you need to break your routine more often." ...
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08/31/2014, 10:30 am Quad-Citians show off their pets in Creature Feature, appearing Sundays on the Your Pets page and Mondays on the Neighbors ...
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08/31/2014, 9:50 am QC Capture allows you to upload your favorite photos directly onto our website, QCOnline.com. Several of these photos will be ...
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08/31/2014, 9:20 am QC Capture allows you to upload your favorite photos directly onto our website, QCOnline.com. Several of these photos will be ...
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08/31/2014, 8:30 am QC Capture allows you to upload your favorite photos directly onto our website, QCOnline.com. Several of these photos will be ...
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08/30/2014, 11:34 pm NEW YORK (AP) The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, ...
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08/30/2014, 11:33 pm 'Bad Feminist: Essays' (Harper Perennial), by Roxane Gay Roxane Gay may call herself a bad feminist she cops ...
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08/30/2014, 11:31 pm Best-Selling Books Week Ended August 23rd. FICTION 1. 'Four: A Divergent Collection' by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) ...
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08/30/2014, 11:28 pm NEW YORK (AP) Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, ...
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08/30/2014, 11:27 pm NEW YORK (AP) The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' the ...
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08/30/2014, 11:23 pm POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. (AP) President Barack Obama set aside the pressures of the world's trouble spots on Saturday to ...
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08/30/2014, 11:22 pm LOS ANGELES (AP) Thousands flocked to downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about ...
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08/30/2014, 9:57 pm Japanese monster movie actor Katsumi Tezuka is 102. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Frank Robinson is 79. Actor Warren Berlinger is 77. Rock ...
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08/30/2014, 8:20 pm In the heat of summer, it's hard to imagine that the weather will ever be cool again. And with dry ...
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08/30/2014, 8:20 pm For college kids who move off-campus, learning to accommodate the styles and needs of housemates is good practice for life ...
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08/30/2014, 9:50 am Club meeting announcements for October's calendar (to be published Sunday, Sept. 28) should be submitted by Sept. 15 to ...
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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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