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Posted on Jame's 1948 , 21-Aug '14, 7:59AM

  Jude 3, 4 "Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was … Continue reading →

Posted on QC Ghost, 20-Aug '14, 11:47AM

A high school student was allegedly suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.Kendra Turner, a senior at Dyer County High School, said bless you to her classmate who sneezed and the teacher told her that the term was for church."She said that we're not going to have godly speaking in her class and that's when I said we have a constitutional right," Turner told WMC.When she defended her actions, the teacher told Turner to see an administrator. The student said that she had to finish the class period in in-school suspension.The girl's parents ...

Posted on Just Cruisin 2, 20-Aug '14, 9:25AM

We just heard of new technology that is going to have gun hating liberals defecating bricks. These precision guided firearm systems are priced starting at around $10,000. But their claims are hard to ignore. Watch the video and see for yourself. The system was developed by military experts and engineers to virtually eliminate shooter error. […]

Posted on QC Examiner, 19-Aug '14, 12:44PM

…or how we dodged socialism in the 20th Century. In a letter to the editor of the D/A, a self-described 25 year old black man who grew up in Rock Island, makes this complaint: “I have painted entire houses and done carpentry work, yet I have not been able to enter into an apprenticeship program.” […]

Posted on The Scoundrel, 1-Aug '14, 1:55PM

Illinois not just in it for the short-term we are the home of long-distance political skullduggery.   Illinois politics always were on the road to ruin – Quad Cities Online.

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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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