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Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

A good Sunday to all. Our week starts with plenty of sunshine — sunshine and warmer temps that should carry over for most of the week.

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Eldridge welcomes Memphis barbecue restaurant

Eldridge welcomes Memphis barbecue restaurant

Kevin and Sandy Wohlford hope a change in atmosphere and flavor will become a big hit for their new Eldridge restaurant.

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Do you have a Farmall story to share?

Do you have a Farmall story to share?

It was 30 years ago this May 14 that the last tractor rolled off the assembly line at the International Harvester Farmall Plant in Rock Island.

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King's Harvest opens doors to community

King's Harvest opens doors to community

King’s Harvest Ministries is a place to go for help or to give help.

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Data shows mixed bag for Iowa student performance

Data shows mixed bag for Iowa student performance

DES MOINES — While state lawmakers remain deadlocked in a weeks-long donnybrook over how much to spend on K-12 public education, the most basi…

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GOP presidential hopefuls test messages at Iowa event

GOP presidential hopefuls test messages at Iowa event

WAUKEE, Iowa — The stakes were high. “Probably one of them will turn out leading our nation,” emcee Kayne Robinson said optimistically about t…

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THE SPEAKERS

Here are summaries of the speeches of nine 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls at Saturday’s Faith & Freedom Coalition event in Waukee, Iowa:

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Hillary Clinton organizers fanning out across Iowa

Hillary Clinton organizers fanning out across Iowa

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was in Iowa for just a couple days on her first campaign swing this month. And although she ha…

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Nepalese living in Q-C raise awareness of earthquake

Nepalese living in Q-C raise awareness of earthquake

Native Nepalese living in the Quad-Cities are doing all they can this weekend to raise awareness after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked their…

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Local group fixes up house for homeless women, children

Local group fixes up house for homeless women, children

The helping hands visiting Maureen Bennett and Miracle Leach on Saturday in their home for homeless women and children weren't without hammers…

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Local group fixes up house for homeless women, children

Local group fixes up house for homeless women, children

The helping hands visiting Maureen Bennett and Miracle Leach on Saturday in their home for homeless women and children weren't without hammers…

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Paul tells federal bureaucracy to ‘butt out’

Paul tells federal bureaucracy to ‘butt out’

ATKINS, Iowa — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has a message for U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack: Butt out.

April 25, 2015 1:47 pm(4)

Martin Luther King Jr. visit to Q-C 50 years ago still inspires

Martin Luther King Jr. visit to Q-C 50 years ago still inspires

A young man named Charles Toney — after having been denied service at a Davenport ice cream parlor because of the color of his skin — did not …

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A good forecast if you're a duck

A good forecast if you're a duck

A good day to all. Here's how today's forecast shakes out. And I do mean shakes out, as in a wet dog.

April 25, 2015 6:12 am(0)

Crews continue work on leaking sewer pipe

Crews continue work on leaking sewer pipe

Contracted crews for the city of Davenport will work through the weekend to fix a collapsed sewer line that’s been leaking untreated wastewate…

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Davenport men charged in burglaries at U. of Iowa

Davenport men charged in burglaries at U. of Iowa

Two Davenport men each face 13 felony charges in connection with a string of burglaries that occurred one night in early February at a Univers…

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Missing East Moline teen returns home

Missing East Moline teen returns home

The runaway juvenile from East Moline, Jenna Colmer, has returned home as police continue searching for her boyfriend.

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Fulton firefighters battle blaze at fish retail store

Fulton firefighters battle blaze at fish retail store

FULTON, Ill. — Fire severely damaged the Schafer Fisheries retail store on Friday in this Whiteside County community.

April 25, 2015 4:15 am(0)

Other 2015 Eddy Awards

Other 2015 Eddy Awards

Art: Mississippi Valley Blues Fest 

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Award salutes 31 years of bike repairs, generosity

Award salutes 31 years of bike repairs, generosity

A lot of volunteer hands go into staging the annual Ride the River bicycle event along the Mississippi River, but none is as appreciated by br…

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Branstad signs flurry of new laws

Branstad signs flurry of new laws

DES MOINES — Misty Davis of Cedar Rapids is hoping a bill Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law Friday will enable her to re-establish ties with…

April 24, 2015 9:16 pm(1)

Q-C Starbucks stores affected by computer glitch

Q-C Starbucks stores affected by computer glitch

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks: Computer outage resolved and the thousands of affected stores to reopen Saturday.

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John Deere Middle students light up business world as DJs

John Deere Middle students light up business world as DJs

Reading, writing and rocking the mic?

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Walker: Prioritize U.S. workers in immigration debate

Walker: Prioritize U.S. workers in immigration debate

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tied the health of the U.S. labor market to permissible levels of immigration on Friday, amplifying a debate he sp…

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Parker Building leasing moving along

With Wells Fargo Bank now secured as the anchor tenant in the Parker Building, only one floor remains available for new tenants, Restoration S…

April 24, 2015 5:15 pm(0)

Plan to end tuition waivers for university employees' children stalls

Plan to end tuition waivers for university employees' children stalls

SPRINGFIELD — A controversial proposal to phase out half-price tuition waivers for the children of university employees has stalled in the Gen…

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Military father surprises Iowa teen during Capitol ceremony

Military father surprises Iowa teen during Capitol ceremony

DES MOINES — Samantha Frey’s dream came true.

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Branstad signs EpiPens authorization law

Branstad signs EpiPens authorization law

DES MOINES — Students or staff members in schools across Iowa who have allergy-related health issues will be able to breathe easier next schoo…

April 24, 2015 2:22 pm(0)

Podcast: GOP cattle call, caucus turnout for Bush-Clinton

Podcast: GOP cattle call, caucus turnout for Bush-Clinton

This week's show includes discussion on another GOP cattle call and why Iowa Republicans often don't pick the eventual presidential nominee in…

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Who's in the news? Christopher B. Roecker

Dr. Christopher B. Roecker participated in the annual Part I Test Committee at the headquarters of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiner…

April 24, 2015 12:47 pm(0)

Showers, thunderstorms possible this afternoon

Showers, thunderstorms possible this afternoon

Good afternoon, Quad-Cities. Here is your National Weather Service forecast.

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Amber Ridge undergoes major expansion

Amber Ridge undergoes major expansion

Amber Ridge Assisted Living Community, 900 43rd Ave., Moline, is undergoing a $3.4 million expansion project to 16 residential living units an…

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Phone service out in some Clinton County areas

Phone service out in some Clinton County areas

UPDATE: 9-1-1 service has been restored.

April 24, 2015 10:43 am(0)

HDC hosts job fair in May

The Handicapped Development Center will host a nonprofit job fair from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 at 4201 Brady St., Davenport.

April 24, 2015 10:47 am(0)

Wells Fargo to anchor new City Square

Wells Fargo to anchor new City Square

A longtime stalwart of downtown Davenport, Wells Fargo Bank will be a key part of its next development chapter when its relocates downtown ope…

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Missing East Moline teen returns home

Missing East Moline teen returns home

The East Moline Police Department reports that runaway juvenile Jenna Colmer has returned home.

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Fire damages vacant house in Clinton

Fire damages vacant house in Clinton

An early morning fire damaged a vacant house in Clinton.

April 24, 2015 7:30 am(0)

Rains coming later today could dampen part of the weekend

Rains coming later today could dampen part of the weekend

A good day to all. Frost is possible early today. Looks like our next "sun" day will be Sunday. Friday will be mostly cloudy while Saturday wi…

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Mock crash: Students get look at drunken driving consequences

Mock crash: Students get look at drunken driving consequences

Davenport West High School juniors and seniors got a firsthand look Thursday of the consequences of drinking and driving.

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