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Anchor Lumber reopens after massive fire

Anchor Lumber reopens after massive fire

The large green letters painted on a large piece of plywood in front of Anchor Lumber Co. on Tuesday said the words that employees and custome…

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Clinton courthouse to get repairs

Clinton courthouse to get repairs

CLINTON — The exterior of the Clinton County Courthouse will get a little tucking this fall.

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HNI posts dividend

 MUSCATINE — HNI Corporation announced Tuesday that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 26.5 cents per share on its co…

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Lucier found guilty of sexual abuse

Lucier found guilty of sexual abuse

A Scott County judge Tuesday found registered sex offender Melvin T. Lucier guilty of fondling a young girl multiple times between 2011 and 2012.

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Judge denies motion to reconsider ruling in District arson case

Judge denies motion to reconsider ruling in District arson case

A Rock Island County judge Tuesday denied a motion to reconsider his ruling that a deaf and mentally unfit Rock Island man was responsible for…

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Political analyst pitches better way to deliver GOP message

Political analyst pitches better way to deliver GOP message

DES MOINES — A little bit of finessed messaging could go a long way for Republican candidates, a prominent national conservative consultant an…

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Q-C Chamber launches innovation hub

Q-C Chamber launches innovation hub

The Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday the launch of a manufacturing initiative aimed at diversifying and growing a key part of…

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Rauner planning more layoffs

Rauner planning more layoffs

SPRINGFIELD — Despite a court ruling that allows workers to be paid even though there is no state budget, Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration i…

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Teacher takes summer back to classroom

Teacher takes summer back to classroom

What happens at M.A. Ford does not stay at M.A. Ford.

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Iowa reduces bird flu control zones

Iowa reduces bird flu control zones

DES MOINES — The number of areas in Iowa still under quarantine orders because of a deadly bird flu outbreak is down to eight control zones, o…

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Bix jazz fest moving to Bettendorf, at least for 2016 edition

Bix jazz fest moving to Bettendorf, at least for 2016 edition

Next year’s Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will move outside of its namesake’s hometown.

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Girl hit by car in Davenport

A 14-year-old girl is being treated for life threatening injuries after police say she was hit by a car at the intersection of West Central Pa…

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Who's in the news? Karen Dahlstrom

Karen Dahlstrom, senior associate director of admissions at Augustana College, has been named chair of American Heart Association's Go Red For…

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Election procedures change in Jackson County

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — This year, there is a slight change in procedure for city election candidates in Jackson County.

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Mostly sunny with a high near 82 degrees this afternoon

Mostly sunny with a high near 82 degrees this afternoon

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

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Former Iowa wrestler takes deal in burglaries case

IOWA CITY — A former University of Iowa wrestler has taken a plea deal in his Linn County burglaries case.

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Davenport seek public's help in possible hit-and-run

Davenport seek public's help in possible hit-and-run

Davenport police are seeking the public's help in connection with a pedestrian accident.

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Ministering to the needy on the weekend

Ministering to the needy on the weekend

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Emmaus Cafe at First Presbyterian Church started 16 years ago out of a little girl’s concern for her classmates who were…

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Committee recommends higher pay for Davenport mayor, aldermen

Committee recommends higher pay for Davenport mayor, aldermen

A five-member committee appointed by Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba will make a recommendation to the city council Wednesday to increase the pay o…

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Verdict expected Tuesday in Lucier sex abuse trial

Verdict expected Tuesday in Lucier sex abuse trial

In a barely audible voice, an 8-year-old girl testified Monday in a small Scott County courtroom that “Uncle Tom” touched her on her “bad part.”

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Ernst's Planned Parenthood defunding effort falls short

Ernst's Planned Parenthood defunding effort falls short

A Republican effort, led by Sen. Joni Ernst, to defund Planned Parenthood fell short on Monday.

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Fire damages Anchor Lumber Co.; smoke visible throughout Q-C

Fire damages Anchor Lumber Co.; smoke visible throughout Q-C

Ken Brock had gotten off of work at Alcoa Davenport Works and was heading to his 14th Street home in Silvis on Monday when, on the highway, he…

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'Fair' weather for the Q-C

'Fair' weather for the Q-C

A good Tuesday to all. The Great Mississippi Valley Fair gets under way today so it's only appropriate that today's forecast calls for "fair" …

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Augustana professor colors public art in honor of late husband

Augustana professor colors public art in honor of late husband

Rock Island artist Megan Quinn had to step outside her element last summer when Quad-City Arts asked her to enhance a piece of public art. The…

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Davenport dog gets lots of puppy love from Internet, Q-C

Davenport dog gets lots of puppy love from Internet, Q-C

As soon as Jean James met Earl, it was love at first sight.

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New clean power rule has less stringent goal for Iowa

New clean power rule has less stringent goal for Iowa

The Obama administration unveiled a new plan Monday aimed at cutting the amount of carbon pollution emitted from the nation’s power plants, an…

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Postal carriers will collect school supplies Saturday

The First Day Project postal carrier collection will be Saturday, Aug. 8, in Bettendorf, Blue Grass, Buffalo, Davenport, LeClaire, Moscow, Ple…

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Former West Liberty city manager's misconduct case will go forward

MUSCATINE, Iowa — A former West Liberty city manager’s felony misconduct in office case will continue after his motion to dismiss it was turne…

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Tate proposes closing J.B. Young

To cut down on facility costs in the long run, Davenport Schools Superintendent Art Tate asked school board members Monday to consider closing…

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Who's in the news? Popular Astronomy Club

The Quad-City's Popular Astronomy Club, or PAC, has received national recognition from the Astronomical League for its annual Astronomy Day pr…

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Blue Zones hosts community garden party

MUSCATINE, Iowa — Muscatine Blue Zones Project & Muscatine Community Garden Association are co-hosting a Community Garden Party 5:30-7 p.m…

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Muscatine County considers old jail plans

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The idea of putting a 158-year-old historically significant but vacant building to public use sounded like a good idea to th…

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New Hampshire campaign sounds a lot like Iowa

New Hampshire campaign sounds a lot like Iowa

MANCHESTER, N.H. — It could have been a campaign stop anywhere in Iowa except for the New England accents, the “Live Free or Die” license plat…

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Iowa nears decision on Medicaid vendor

Iowa nears decision on Medicaid vendor

A roundup of Capitol and state government news items for Monday:

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Jackson County Fair attracts record crowds

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — The Jackson County fairgrounds were full all five days of the recent fair, and fair manager Lanny Simpson likes it that way,…

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New pollution rules jumpstart power plant politics in Illinois

New pollution rules jumpstart power plant politics in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD — New federal rules designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants have rekindled a major political fight in Illinois.…

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Fatal gunshot victim identified

Davenport police Monday released the name of a man shot and killed Sunday on Davenport's west side.

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Report: Room for improvement in Iowa STEM program

Report: Room for improvement in Iowa STEM program

DES MOINES — A new report gives a mixed review of Gov. Terry Branstad’s initiative to encourage more student interest and better performance i…

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Sunny with a high near 81 degrees this afternoon

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

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