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Posted on Jame's 1948 , 1-Sep '14, 1:50PM

Three Propositions to Consider BY  NAPP NAZWORTH  ,  CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER September 1, 2014|11:32 am (PHOTO: REUTERS/JONATHAN ERNST) A protester dressed as a copy of the Bible joins groups demonstrating outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 30, 2014. WASHINGTON "” While  Hobby … Continue reading →

Posted on QC Examiner, 1-Sep '14, 8:44AM

…it’s a day where the rest of America can identify with organized labor—by drinking beer and not working.

Posted on Just Cruisin 2, 31-Aug '14, 11:41PM

Happy Labor Day to all! Most know it is a holiday we celebrate the first Monday in September but did you know at one time it was celebrated in May? That changed after the Haymarket Massacre in Chicago which happened on May 4, 1886. Then President Grover Cleveland didn’t want the holiday to fall anywhere […]

Posted on Greasy Joints, 29-Aug '14, 4:25PM

 Looking for yet another solid burger joint, The River House in Moline (1510 River Dr) beckoned to us from across the Mississippi River.  We obliged, and found ourselves there for lunch one fine summer day.There is a nice outdoor patio area, but ragweed is raging and my body revolting, so we headed inside and found a nice booth by the front window. Our waitress was fast to greet us and get us drinks, but seemed a bit overwhelmed by the lunch rush. Much of the menu looked appealing, but the fried pickles were recommended by friends who said they were amazing. BE RIGHT THERE  That ...

Posted on QC Ghost, 28-Aug '14, 9:39PM

The DOJ claims that the north Minneapolis town broke a federal law when it rejected the center in 2012."An injustice has been done," U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger said on August 27. "I will not stand by while any religious group is subject to unconstitutional treatment that violates federal civil rights laws."The DOJ claims that the city violated the law when it refused the Abu Huraira Islamic Center the right to create an Islamic cultural center in the basement of the St. Anthony Business Center. The DOJ cites a violation of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act ...

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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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