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A Holiday Inn Express job fair will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St., Moline. Frontier Hospitality Group will open a new four-story Holiday Inn Express hotel at the Quad-City International Airport. Bring a resume and have an on-the-spot interview, or email your resume. Call 309-797-8450 for details.

Q. In E. B. White's childhood classic "Charlotte's Web," Charlotte's baby spiders did something that Wilbur the pig found pretty amazing, as it would be to anyone not familiar with how spiders travel long distances. What were they doing?
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You know you're not a kid anymore when...you sink your teeth into a steak and they stay there.
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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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