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07/25/2014, 12:12 am Kitchens in traditional and vintage homes often are dressed in conservative garb: neutral hues, stainless steel, white-on-white or beige-on-beige. ...
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07/24/2014, 5:05 pm Actress Barbara Harris is 79. Folk-pop singer-musician Bruce Woodley (The Seekers) is 72. Rock musician Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds) is ...
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07/24/2014, 12:21 pm The clever conceit behind James DeMonaco's 2013 sleeper hit "The Purge" was not that American society had resolved its crime/inequality/population ...
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07/24/2014, 12:21 pm Though one of the most beloved U.S. presidents, who endured a tumultuous life and death, the body of Abraham Lincoln ...
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07/24/2014, 12:20 pm New in theaters Regal 14 Stadium Cinemas, Moline: -- "Hercules" (PG-13) -- "Lucy" (R) -- "And So ...
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07/24/2014, 12:20 pm Two old pros show the kids how chemistry works in a romantic comedy in "And So It Goes," a love-the-last-time-around ...
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07/24/2014, 12:20 pm Genesius Guild concludes its 58th season of classic performances with a modern interpretation of Aristophanes' "Plutus." The brief farce will ...
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07/24/2014, 12:20 pm The smarter Lucy gets, the dumber "Lucy" gets. By the time we reach the howler of a conclusion, we're looking ...
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07/24/2014, 10:04 am Press release submitted by Henry and Stark County Health Departments "HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS SUMMER SWIMMING SAFETY SUGGESTIONS!" ...
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07/24/2014, 10:01 am Press release submitted by Henry and Stark County Health Departments The Environmental Health Division of the Henry and ...
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07/24/2014, 9:57 am Press release submitted by Scott County Library ELDRIDGE -- Eldridge Library will celebrate National Book Lovers Day with special ...
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07/23/2014, 5:11 pm Actor John Aniston is 81. Political cartoonist Pat Oliphant is 79. Comedian Ruth Buzzi is 78. Actor Mark Goddard is ...
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07/23/2014, 1:55 pm SAN DIEGO (AP) Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to ...
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07/23/2014, 1:48 pm NEW YORK (AP) Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman's footsteps, he'll be doing it ...
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07/23/2014, 1:41 pm The Quad-Cities area is a great place to hear live music any time of the year, but in summer this ...
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07/23/2014, 2:58 pm Events July 24: "Historic Bridges of the QC," Curt Roseman (Channel Cat Talk) 9-10:45 a.m., Celebration Belle landing, 2501 E. ...
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07/23/2014, 11:58 am To celebrate an upcoming appearance of National Public Radio star Garrison Keillor 72 miles north of the Quad-Cities, WVIK will ...
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07/23/2014, 11:58 am PaperGirl Quad Cities is in its third year of celebrating the art of giving art away. But before it does ...
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07/23/2014, 11:58 am July 31-Aug. 2: Coal Valley Days: Municipal Park, 1000 E. 1st St., Coal Valley. Free. 309-558-7234, coalvalleydays.org. Aug. ...
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07/23/2014, 1:49 pm CHICAGO (AP) — Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. The group known for hits ...
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07/23/2014, 11:27 am "Doctor Faustus" — the intense and passionately performed new production from Prenzie Players — teaches us to be careful what ...
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07/23/2014, 11:26 am Theatrical powerhouse Jim Hesselman seemingly can do it all — act, direct and write — and he does a lot ...
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07/23/2014, 10:19 am Press release submitted by Moline Public Library. T he Friends of the Moline Public Library Book Sale room will ...
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07/23/2014, 10:16 am Press release submitted by Moline Public Library. Library Art Tour will be 630 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Moline ...
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07/23/2014, 10:11 am Press release submitted by the Mississippi Valley Blues Society. The internationally acclaimed Holmes Brothers will make their only Quad-Cities ...
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07/23/2014, 10:01 am Press release submitted by Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau. Whether you caught your first fish at the age ...
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07/23/2014, 9:02 am Press release submitted by Gallery 114 $25 Original Paintings on July 25th July 25, 2014 Davenport, IA- ...
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07/23/2014, 8:42 am LOS ANGELES (AP) A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed ...
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07/23/2014, 8:38 am BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of 'Downton Abbey' say Cupid's arrow is not headed ...
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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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