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04/17/2014, 5:04 pm Actress Barbara Hale is 93. Actor Clive Revill is 84. Actor James Drury is 80. Actor Robert Hooks is 77. ...
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04/17/2014, 4:31 pm NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show ...
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04/17/2014, 2:10 pm Press release submitted by Berneita Immesoete The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 227 will have a rummage and bake ...
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04/17/2014, 12:46 pm GENESEO – Talk about straight As. Jeff Utsinger is an administrator, an actor and he excels in academics. The ...
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04/17/2014, 12:45 pm They say good things come in small packages. In the mind-blowing new documentary, "Mysteries of the Unseen World," they also ...
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04/17/2014, 6:05 pm "American Pickers" co-star star Danielle Colby will return to the Quad-Cities this fall for the second annual Iowa Burlesque Festival ...
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04/17/2014, 6:20 pm When Lisa Loeb first hit it big with her platinum-selling No. 1 hit song "Stay (I Missed You)," on the ...
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04/17/2014, 12:45 pm For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn't take a role that required him to get a ...
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04/17/2014, 12:45 pm Atom Studio + Gallery at Davenport's Bucktown Center for the Arts is winding up a special Lenten exhibit. Bronze ...
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04/17/2014, 12:45 pm Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: Silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap you will find ...
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04/17/2014, 12:45 pm Greg Kinnear, an actor perpetually on the verge of tears, is the perfect choice to play a preacher whose son ...
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04/17/2014, 12:44 pm New in theaters Regal 14 Stadium Cinemas, Moline: -- "Transcendence" (PG) -- "Heaven is for Real" ...
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04/17/2014, 12:00 pm BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife ...
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04/17/2014, 10:36 am Press release submitted by Lisa Dalton. Troupe Amate's charity fundraiser and show, GIVING RAQS! (pronounced: Giving Rocks!), will be ...
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04/17/2014, 10:24 am Press release submitted by Laura Showers. The Episcopal Church Women's Spring Fever Fashion Show will be 10 a.m. Saturday, ...
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04/17/2014, 9:48 am Marguerite McGivern, Silvis, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a family dinner today. Marguerite McLean was born April 19, 1924, ...
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04/16/2014, 5:00 pm Actor David Bradley is 72. Composer-musician Jan Hammer is 66. Actress Olivia Hussey is 63. Actor Clarke Peters is 62. ...
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04/16/2014, 4:55 pm Press release submitted by Henry and Stark County Health Departments. The Henry and Stark County Health Departments note that ...
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04/16/2014, 4:49 pm Press release submitted by Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. ROCK ISLAND – Black Hawk State Historic Site offers a full ...
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04/16/2014, 4:41 pm Press release submitted by Moline Public Library. Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St., Moline, was awarded a $ 5,000 ...
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04/17/2014, 9:29 am NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said. ...
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04/16/2014, 4:10 pm Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener's Spring Plant Sale will be on Saturday, May ...
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04/16/2014, 3:39 pm Press release submitted by Henry and Stark County Health Department The Henry and Stark County Health Department ...
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04/16/2014, 1:36 pm Press release submitted by Joseph Lappie. Melissa Wagner-Lawler's "Not For Certain," the first exhibition at the Bakery Gallery's new ...
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04/16/2014, 1:26 pm Press release submitted by Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. Aledo Community will host a blood drive from 7 to ...
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04/16/2014, 11:59 am Events April 17: "Putting Some Herbs in Your Life," Peg Christensen 6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, ...
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04/16/2014, 11:41 am April 24: Stylin' Against Breast Cancer (symposium, vendors, luncheon, fashion show): 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. ...
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04/16/2014, 11:32 am Press release submitted by Moline Public Library. The Moline Public Library welcomes Dr. Nancy Huse, as she presents Ida ...
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04/16/2014, 2:28 pm EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights ...
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04/16/2014, 11:29 am The Easter bunny soon may be paying a visit to some Quad-Cities' homes, but he won't be the only critter ...
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04/16/2014, 11:29 am Press release submitted by Moline Public Library. Coleman Harris, Dorian Byrd, and Shellie Moore Guy will present "Celebrating Langston ...
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04/16/2014, 11:28 am The acclaimed indie Americana quartet Decker, one of the most talked about bands in Arizona, will perform Sunday night at ...
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04/16/2014, 11:28 am Eric Brown has played lead guitar and sung backup several times for Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse favorite Robert Shaw in ...
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04/16/2014, 11:27 am Acclaimed singer/songwriter Mason Jennings returns to the Redstone Room (129 Main St., Davenport) Friday at 7:30 p.m. If you go ...
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04/16/2014, 11:27 am A surfeit of singular sounds will be on tap tonight at Daytrotter's monthly Communion tour stop at Rock Island Brewing ...
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04/16/2014, 11:13 am Press release submitted by River Valley District Library. River Valley District Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron, will ...
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04/16/2014, 11:01 am Press release submitted by Rock Island County Home & Community Education Association. Home and Community Education Association will present ...
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04/16/2014, 10:35 am Press release submitted by Douglas Bond. Cook the Books Discussion Group will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at ...
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04/16/2014, 10:31 am Press release submitted by Bettendorf Public Library. Minnesota-based author of mysteries Erin Hart and her Ireland-born husband Paddy O'Brien ...
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04/16/2014, 10:26 am Press release submitted by Bettendorf Library. To celebrate the centennial of Charlie Chaplin's film career, the Bettendorf Public Library ...
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04/16/2014, 10:15 am Press release submitted by Western Illinois Home Health Care. Western Illinois Home Health Care, Inc. of Monmouth is offering ...
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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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