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UNITYPOINT HEALTH-TRINITY MOLINE

Christine and Zachary\u00a0Brown,\u00a0Moline; boy, Sunday, Aug. 12.\u00a0

Krista and Ryan\u00a0Keegan,\u00a0Moline; girl, Sunday, Aug. 12.\u00a0

GENESIS BIRTHCENTER, SILVIS

Damian\u00a0Olvera\u00a0and Ashley\u00a0Cruz,\u00a0East Moline; boy, Thursday, Aug. 2.

Shane and Katherine\u00a0Gallagher,\u00a0East Moline; boy, Friday, Aug. 3.

Alberto\u00a0Lopez\u00a0and Jessica\u00a0Torrence,\u00a0Rock Island; girl, Sunday, Aug. 5.

Douglas and Sarah\u00a0DiIorio,\u00a0Prophetstown; girl, Thursday, Aug. 9.

Jordan\u00a0Auderer-Torres\u00a0and Cindy\u00a0Thammavong,\u00a0East Moline; girl, Thursday, Aug. 9.

Rodrick\u00a0Agba\u00a0and Chrystal\u00a0Pedanou,\u00a0East Moline; boy, Friday, Aug. 10.

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100 Years Ago

Thursday, Aug. 22, 1918 -- PREPARE FOR COUNTRY FAIR

The Bettendorf branch of the Red Cross held an enthusiastic meeting last evening in the Red Cross rooms for the purpose of making arrangements for its part in the Red Cross country fair which will be held Wednesday afternoon and evening, Aug. 28. Every branch is to have a country store and the plans for Bettendorf's share in this project were completed last night. The members of the Junior Red Cross will act as solicitors and a complete canvass of the town will be made for commodities. A large number of articles have already been promised for the cause.

75 Years Ago

Monday, Aug. 23, 1943 -- Ordnance Steel Payroll for 16 Months Over $5,000,000

One of the unsung industries in the Quad-city area is the Ordnance Steel Foundry Co. foundry plant, now remodeled into a highly efficient war plant. The concern has 1,400 employees. It has paid out more than $5,000,000 in wages in the past 16 months. More than 30,000 tons of castings have been turned out thus far at the plant, which is valued at $3,250,000, and is one of the few war plants operated entirely by private industry.

50 Years Ago

Sunday, Aug. 4, 1968 -- New And Old | A Bettendorf Poet And Her Fine Style

\"Behind The Looking Glass\" by Cosette Middleton, The Golden Quill Press, 79 pages $4. Never call Cosette Middleton a \"poetess,\" for this Bettendorf woman is not given to girlish rhapsodies such as the label implies. An occasional wry whimsey or a lyric burst is the greatest indulgence she allows herself in her unceasing making of poems.

25 Years Ago

Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1993 -- Council blocks police liaison | 3-3 vote stops proposal to put an officer in Bettendorf High School

A proposal to establish a police liaison officer at Bettendorf High School was dealt a setback Tuesday by the Bettendorf City Council. The council failed to pass a resolution that would have established the school-city project. The final vote was 3-3, with Alderman Tom McCutcheon, At-large, abstaining. Four votes were needed for it to pass.

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Rock Island County residents living in the Rapids City area will not be able to call 911 from 1-5 a.m. Thursday as Mediacom will be having work done on the cell towers in the area.

Both landline and cell phone access to 911 will be down.

Rock Island County Sheriff Gerry Bustos said that anyone needing emergency assistance from the Sheriff\u2019s Department should call 309-794-9111.

Anyone needing emergency assistance from another local law enforcement agency should call that department\u2019s non-emergency number.

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David Hereid Jr. was pursuing his dream of becoming a firefighter and emergency medical technician in the Quad-Cities when about 10 or 11 years ago, he said he awoke one day with severe pain in his right eye.

Hereid, now 44, was treated for pink eye at the time, but then his left eye began to hurt.

As his eyesight began to fail, Hereid searched for specialists who finally were able to give him a diagnosis: multifocal choroiditis, an inflammatory disorder that causes swelling of the eye and lesions in the choroid, a layer of blood vessels between the white of the eye and the retina, according to the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center.

\u201cIt\u2019s my own body attacking the back of my eye,\u201d Hereid said. After numerous attempts with surgeries and injections into the eye, he and his doctors these days control the symptoms as they come on and work to stop or slow the diseases progression.

His deteriorating eyesight prevented him from chasing his career dreams. \u201cI loved helping people and that\u2019s what I wanted to do.\u201d

Hereid said his eyesight now is 20/500. \u201cTo drive you need 20/40 vision,\u201d he said. Normal eyesight is 20/20.

Before December, Hereid had never really seen his wife, nor has he been able to watch his 9-year-old stepdaughter, Ashlynn Housby, play baseball. He and Robbin sit at the games and Robbin describes to him what is happening and when Ashlynn steps up to the plate. \u201cWhen she\u2019s batting, I listen for the ping of the bat,\u201d he said.

\u201cHow I view the world is like looking through a cloudy fishbowl,\u201d he said.

But in December, just after Christmas, Hereid and his wife, Robbin, took a trip to Des Moines to try a new electronic type of eyewear made by eSight, which produces electronic eye glasses for the visually impaired. He learned about them after his wife saw something about them on Facebook or the Rachael Ray Show and he told him about them.

They took a chance and gave the glasses a try.

\u201cImagine my surprise when I saw my wife for the very first time,\u201d Hereid said. \u201cThis was the first time I was able to see my wife\u2019s facial expressions without literally being in her grill. I was able to tell if she was wearing makeup. She wasn\u2019t. It was a Saturday.

\"The glasses raise my vision to 20/30,\u201d he said.

Of the glasses, Hereid said, \u201cThey were the most amazing things I\u2019ve seen in my life.\u201d

Ashlynn did not go with them. They didn\u2019t even tell her they were going to test the new technology. \u201cWe didn\u2019t want her to get her hopes up,\" he said

But Hereid\u2019s father, David Hereid Sr., said his son called him \u201cand he told me the glasses weren\u2019t for him.\u201d

\u201cI was presuming they didn\u2019t work but the real reason is the glasses cost $10,000,\u201d Hereid Sr. said. \u201cSo about three months ago, we started doing fundraisers. We\u2019ve raised $3,000 and if we get to $9,000 a person has said he will donate the last $1,000.\u201d

They will be host another fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Saturday at Triple Play, 1601 9th Ave. in Fulton, Illinois.

Hereid Jr. has never given up hope or work. He even ran for Davenport mayor in 2015. He\u2019s also a full-time, on-line student at Rasmussen College in Rockford, Illinois, studying to be a paralegal.

\u201cI\u2019m not doing badly for a blind guy,\u201d he said. \u201cWhen I ran for mayor only three people knew, Bill Gluba, Ray Ambrose found out and Rick Dunn knew.\u201d

With the electronic glasses, Hereid said he can work full time in his desired field. \u201cI can\u2019t be a frontline firefighter or EMT, but I could go back into those services in different areas. And I could still pursue a career as a paralegal. The options would be wide open.\u201d

Saturday\u2019s fundraiser will have a silent auction, 50/50 drawing, a raffle, food and a disc jockey.

Among the items included in the auction are a Green Bay Packers signed football, a Minnesota Vikings signed miniature helmet, Clinton 8 Theater tickets, a Rhythm City Casino overnight stay with a breakfast buffet and 10 tickets to a hockey game in a private suite at the TaxSlayer Center. Also up for grabs are four tickets to a Quad-City River Bandits\u2019 baseball game, and a weekend car rental from Lexus of the Quad-Cities, plus many other items.

For more information, contact David Hereid Sr. at 563-519-0810.

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Height and weight scales are in place for patients, and the new Genesis HealthPlex is on schedule to open this month in west Davenport.

Within the next week-and-a-half, more than 100 employees across multiple areas of care will move into the two-story, 43,000-square-foot facility at 3200 W. Kimberly Road, touted as a one-stop-shop clinic.

Marking a first for Genesis Health System, family practice and pediatrics will coexist in the same building, across the street from the Walmart Supercenter. The $13.6 million HealthPlex also will house Genesis Convenient Care, physical therapy, two labs, radiology and a designated area for visiting specialists, including behavioral therapists and sports medicine physicians.

Upward of 30,000 patients will receive care at the site, Dr. Kurt Andersen, Genesis Health Group\u2019s executive medical officer, said Wednesday during a tour of the property.

\u201cThat\u2019s a big part of why we wanted to be here,\u201d he said. \u201cWe take care of a lot of patients in west Davenport, so to have a facility that combines all of these services and adds some things that we\u2019ve never had before, improves access for the community.\u201d

\"Genesis

Dr. Kurt Andersen,\u00a0Genesis Health Group\u2019s executive medical officer, talks about the benefits of the small waiting area in the family practice section of Davenport's new HealthPlex.\u00a0

Teams comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and support staff will work together to provide better, more efficient care, a model taken from Genesis\u2019 other two HeatlhPlex facilities in Bettendorf and Moline, Andersen added.\u00a0

Individuals covered by Medicare and Medicaid made up about 52 percent of the health group's patient population last fiscal year, which ended June 30.

Relocating from 53rd Street and Northwest Boulevard, an eight-room urgent care unit will open next Friday, Aug. 24, on the first floor of the new Davenport facility. The radiology department and a lab will open the same day; family practice and pediatrics, both on the second floor, and physical therapy on the first floor, will debut Monday, Aug. 27.

HealthPlex will combine the current family medicine practices nearby on Division Street and at 53rd Street and Northwest Boulevard as well as Genesis' pediatrics and physical therapy services from West Campus.

\"Genesis

One of 54 rooms in the family practice section of the new Genesis HealthPlex in west Davenport.\u00a0

To avoid a disruption in service, family practice and pediatric providers are moving into their new digs next weekend.

\"They're in the last-minute push for getting all those school physicals, immunizations and sports physicals done,\" Andersen said.

The 54-room family practice section will have seven physicians and two nurse practitioners; the 17-room pediatric wing will have four physicians and one nurse practitioner.

Davenport-based Estes Construction and BLDD Architects, which has an office in Davenport, completed the buildout. MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate in Minneapolis covered half of the construction costs and owns the building.

\"Genesis

The new facility at 3200 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, is Genesis' third HealthPlex, joining\u00a0its existing facilities in Moline and Bettendorf.

Refrigerators ordered to store flu vaccines were delivered Wednesday as landscaping crews worked on the grounds. Meanwhile, artwork, furniture and computer equipment still need to be installed on both floors. Patient rehearsals and an open house for the public will be held next week.

\"We have a long way to go,\" clinic manager Kristy Speer said.\u00a0

According to Andersen, who worked 15 years as a family practice physician, west Davenport residents deserve this clinic.

\"They're hardworking people,\" he said. \"They come in, they ask you what you think they should do and they usually do it.\"\u00a0

Photos: Genesis HealthPlex, west Davenport
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CEDAR RAPIDS \u2014 Sen. Chuck Grassley admits some nervousness with the current state of trade policies but said farmers he spoke with during recent meetings in Iowa aren\u2019t abandoning President Donald Trump.

Farmers have \u201cgreat anxiety\u201d about the ongoing tariff situation, Grassley told reporters Wednesday. However, \u201cpanic\u201d would not accurately describe what he heard from farmers at 20 question-and-answer sessions Grassley has held during the Senate\u2019s abbreviated state work session.

The Farm Bill, trade and renewable fuels were among the most common topics in those meetings, along with questions about the Supreme Court \u2014 \u201cnot as many as I thought we would get\u201d \u2014 and immigration, he said.

\u201cI don\u2019t find people really giving up on Trump,\u201d Grassley said. \u201cI never had any farmers tell me they were throwing in the sponge on Trump because of his trade policies. They want him to succeed. Some have even gone so far as to say that even though there is some hurt now, he\u2019s doing the right thing. They just hope he gets it done with pretty fast.\u201d

That pretty much describes where Grassley\u2019s at, too.

\u201cAs a farmer and a senator who has to speak up for my constituents, I\u2019d have to say I\u2019m nervous, but I haven\u2019t thrown in the sponge either,\u201d Grassley said.

He sees Trump\u2019s meeting with the president of the European Union as a success and is encouraged by reports that a trade deal with Mexico will be completed as early as this month.

\u201cIf we get an agreement with Mexico, they think it will fall in pretty quickly with Canada,\u201d he said.

Resolving differences with China may take longer.

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A Walnut, Ill., boy has proven to be a tough nut to crack.

Caleb Clausen, 7, was involved in an accident involving a motorized scooter and a tanker truck last September, but has fought back from his many injuries.

Caleb will be honored during a Quad-Cities River Bandits game at 6:35 p.m. Friday at\u00a0Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport during a salute to Genesis Outpatient Pediatric Therapy's GOPEDS program.

Other patients who were recognized earlier this year were Cooper Drudge, LeClaire; Ivory Burney-Wells, Davenport; and Jack Burken, DeWitt.

Neurologists had predicted that Caleb would stay in a vegetative state for the rest of his life after being hit by a truck while riding a scooter near his home in Bureau County.

He sustained\u00a0a skull fracture, brain injury, two broken legs, a broken pelvis and other internal injuries to his midsection and lower body, according to medical reports.

But he is walking, jumping, talking, eating and somersaulting, according to his dad, Ben Clausen.

GOPEDS is a special program designed to help kids who have suffered traumatic injuries and devastating diagnoses. The River Bandits will honor the children at a Home Runs for Life program during the fourth inning, according to Craig Cooper, Genesis public relations and communications director.

Caleb's looking forward to hitting a baseball and running the bases, and he has been practicing a lot, his dad said.

The family includes Caleb's mom, Annie Clausen, older sister, Ava, 11, and younger brothers, Greyson, 3, and Oliver, 1.

Describing the accident, Ben Clausen said Caleb was at a neighbor's house, where they had a portable scooter his parents didn't know about.

\"He hopped on, and didn't realize how fast they took off, and shot into the road as a tanker semi was driving past,\" Clausen said.

\"It was no one\u2019s fault,\" he said.

The driver of the semi and two witnesses were trained emergency medical technicians, Clausen said.\u00a0

They took him to Perry Memorial Hospital in nearby Princeton for emergency care. Caleb suffered a cardiac arrest the next day, after being transfered to a Peoria hospital.

Caleb spent seven weeks in Peoria.

Less than a year after the accident, Caleb continues to prove the doctors wrong, according to Tess Peters, a physical therapist with Genesis Outpatient Pediatric Therapy.

\u201cEverything they said he couldn\u2019t do, he is doing,\u2019\u2019 Peters said. \"He is doing wonderfully. He has already come a long way.\"

Caleb plans to return to school in the second grade this fall.

\u201cWhat we\u2019re working on now is transitioning Caleb back into the school routine and making sure he will be safe in that environment,\" Peters said. \u201cHe is super-motivated most days.\"

Caleb faces additional surgeries, including one in September to remove the hardware used to repair his broken femurs, Peters said.

An army of supporters have helped Caleb and his family emotionally, financially and spiritually, according to a Genesis press release.\u00a0

\"There have been prayers for Caleb from all over after his story appeared in People magazine, NBC\u2019s 'Today Show' and on radio station WGN in Chicago,\" according to the press release.

The family belongs to Bureau Township Community Church, and \"our church family has meant the world to us,\" Ben Clausen said.

\"On the night of Caleb's accident, they held a special prayer meeting and had everyone gather at church, and they have pitched in every fundraiser and in every aspect of this, from decorating our house for Christmas, to adding Facebook prayers.

\"From a spiritual side, we've gotten closer to God, and our faith has drawn our family closer together,\" Clausen said.

The family\u2019s Pray4Caleb Facebook page updates Caleb's progress.

The Clausens' homeowners' insurance has helped cover the famlly's medical bills, which climbed to $1.3 million in the first seven weeks alone.

The family also filed a lawsuit against the trucking company that hasn't been settled yet, Clausen said.

Caleb's family thinks he is pretty miraculous, his dad said.\u00a0

\u201cIf this isn\u2019t a miracle, I don\u2019t know what is,\" he said. \"I don\u2019t think you can understand the strength and resiliency of a child until you see it.\"

\u201cHe has made a lot of progress,\" Annie Clausen said.

The Clausens drive an hour each day to take Caleb to physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy in Bettendorf.

\"We're pretty much qualified to have a Ph.D by now,\" Ben Clausen said. \"We have learned so much medical terminology it's unbelievable.\"

For information about  the therapy program, visit genesishealth.com/gopeds.

Anyone wishing to help offset other medical bills by making a donation to Caleb's Super Fund should send it to the Walnut Citizens 1st Bank, 105 N. Main St., P.O. Box 579. Walnut, IL 61376.

Caleb's miracle: 'Everything they said he couldn’t do, he is doing'
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As it defies national trends and continues to grow, Von Maur has been viewed as a \"tortoise\" in a retail industry filled with hares, its CEO said.\u00a0

Rather than rushing to open a certain number of stores each year, President and CEO Jim von Maur said the Davenport-based company has taken a slow and steady approach.

\"We're 100 percent family-owned, which allows us to grow at the pace that we want rather than being forced to grow. That means doing what's smart,\" von Maur said. \"For us, it's not just about the bottom line. It's about pride. It's that our name is on the building. And it's treating all of our associates like they're part of one big extension of our family. I think that's the competitive advantage we have.\"\u00a0

The strategy\u00a0helped Von Maur continue to open new locations during the 2008 recession. And today, as big box retailers\u00a0\u2014 including national competitor Younkers \u2014 close stores or declare bankruptcy, Von Maur is readying to open its 34th location in 15 states, von Maur said.\u00a0

And its subsidiary, junior women's clothing store Dry Goods, also has been taking off since the first store opened eight years ago in Aurora, Illinois. Dry Goods opened at NorthPark Mall in Davenport last month, as part of a 12-store expansion this year, bringing the total to more than 35 stores in 11 states.\u00a0\u00a0

Britt Beemer founded American Research Group in 1979 and has been studying the retail market ever since. He agreed Von Maur is out-performing other chains because of its commitment to its 4,500 employees.\u00a0

\"Happy employees make happy customers. Unhappy employees make unhappy customers,\" Beemer said. \"I think retailers today are stupid because most CEOs look at the employees as an expense rather than an investment in their firm. Von Maur looks at their people as key assets. And they treat their customers like family and they respect their customers. They go all out to make their customers feel good.\"\u00a0

While online shopping continues to transform the retail industry, Beemer argued brick-and-mortar retailers are also at fault for store closures. Bad in-store experiences, he said, drive longtime customers to shop online.

Stick to your roots

Visiting a Von Maur store is like walking into a home, the fourth generation company leader, von Maur, said.\u00a0

\"Jim

Jim von Maur

\"I think right when you walk in, you're going to sense that you're not walking into a loud environment, where you have a lot of signage or sales signs hanging everywhere,\" he said. \"We have a very relaxing, calm environment. We're not going to cram the aisles full of tables and fixtures. We want you to see the merchandise and touch it.\"\u00a0

But what really sets the store apart, von Maur said, is the \"warm welcome when you walk in.\" Visitors are greeted by sales associates, wearing skirts or coats and ties, and often live piano music.\u00a0

At the core, he said the company operates with the same principle it was founded on in 1872, when Von Maur first rented a 20-by-50-foot storefront in downtown Davenport. And it's a value his father taught him early on: \"Always put the associate first.\"\u00a0

\"He (my dad) always appreciated the commitment from our associates and the dedication they had,\" he said. \"He was always thanking them and wanting to do more for them, because he saw how hard they worked. He really taught me the appreciation for everything they do for the store and the family.\"

Don't fear change

As Von Maur sticks to traditional values\u00a0\u2014 that includes offering free shipping, an interest-free charge card and free gift wrap\u00a0\u2014 von Maur said he's not afraid to change as the industry does.\u00a0

\"Retail is fine. The people out there are buying the same amount, but they're just doing it differently,\" he said. \"If you're not afraid of change and willing to adapt to it and what the customer wants and is expecting, then there's plenty of business to be done out there.\"

He said the company has been working to regularly update its website and over-the-phone customer service. And he highlighted keeping the shopping experience convenient, such as in-store pick-up, or the option to have packages brought outside to a customer's car.\u00a0

Associates at Dry Goods trade skirts for jeans and trendy, youthful attire. The boutique setting guides customers to the back of the store, as associates help them piece together outfits along the way.

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Entrance to the Dry Goods store inside NorthPark Mall, Davenport.

Evolving also means, he said, updating existing stores.\u00a0

\"I think it's been a mistake of a lot of other competitors out there that they didn't reinvest in their existing locations, and those got kind of stale or boring,\" he said.\u00a0

Beemer argued Von Maur's potential downfall is continuing to place stores inside malls, as shopping centers close or look to reinvent what they offer.\u00a0

\"I think the good malls will get better; the mediocre malls will get worse; and the bad malls will go away completely or be repurposed,\" von Maur said. \"We think there's a lot of synergy to being a part of a whole kind of shopping development, with the food and coffee and other apparel.\"

Often compared to the private national company Nordstrom, von Maur said he's thinking long term\u00a0\u2014 about \"what's best for business, rather than what's best for Wall Street.\"\u00a0

\"As you grow too fast, you can lose what makes the company special,\" von Maur said. \"You can open as many big box stores as you want. But if you're going to have true selling associates, who know the product and care about the customer, that takes training. That takes a good store manager. That takes leadership. And that's not easy. It's not easy.\"

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A Davenport man accused of robbing a Davenport credit union earlier this month has been charged in federal court.

Randall John Williams, 52, made an initial appearance on a charge of bank robbery Wednesday in U.S. District Court, Davenport. A detention and preliminary hearing is scheduled Aug. 20.

The one-count criminal complaint was filed Monday. Bank robbery carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.

The robbery happened at 12:33 p.m. Aug. 6 at R.I.A. Federal Credit Union, 3509 N. Harrison St.

According to the federal complaint, Williams walked up to the counter and told the teller \u201cgive me all your hundreds.\u201d

The teller did not immediately comply and he repeated the phrase several times and became more agitated, according to the complaint.

Williams eventually reached over the counter and grabbed cash from the drawer and then fled on foot, according to the complaint.

The teller told police the robber took four $1,000 bundles and eight loose $100 bills totaling $4,800, according to the complaint.

A witness inside the credit union told police the robber may be a panhandler they had previously seen at the intersection of Kimberly Road and Brady Street, according to the complaint.

A still photograph of the robber was circulated around the Davenport Police Department and two officers said they believed the robber could be Williams, a panhandler they interacted with at the intersections of West 35th and Brady Streets and West Kimberly Road and Brady Street, according to the complaint.

Officers later responded to Williams\u2019 home in the 100 block of East 35th Street. Williams told an officer \u201cyeah, go ahead and arrest me,\u201d when the officer told him that he wanted to speak to him about something that happened earlier that day, according to the complaint.

Williams admitted to an officer that he went into the credit union and took money and said he was not earning enough money from panhandling to cover his bills and had become overwhelmed, according to the complaint.

Williams said he did not \u201cpre-plan\u201d the robbery and knew it was wrong, according to the complaint.

He also led the officer inside the home and showed him a heart-shaped tin box that contained a wad of $100 bills, according to the complaint.

Police found $2,000 in the box and $100 under a television, according to the complaint. Williams said he spent about $510 on utility bills and $20 on food, according to the complaint.

He did not account for the rest of the money, according to the complaint.

Another resident of the home told police that Williams told her he was going to be in big trouble because he robbed a bank. The resident also told a detective that $700 was used to pay rent and Williams bought four or five 8-balls of crack cocaine, which cost about $200 each, according to the complaint.

Williams was initially charged with third-degree robbery, an aggravated misdemeanor, in Scott County Court.

Scott County Attorney Mike Walton on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss the charge, citing the pending federal prosecution.

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Those called to lead would be well-served to take a page from the late Bob Leibovitz's book.

Leibovitz, who served as a firefighter for the city of Silvis for 35 years and as its fire chief from 1978 to 1995, is remembered as the ultimate leader.

He died Tuesday at age 85.

\"Bob was a father figure to myself and to many other firefighters serving Silvis,'' Silvis Mayor Matt Carter said. \"He was a wise man who will be incredibly missed not only by me, but by many others.

\"I showed up as this 18-year-old kid who was lucky enough to be mentored by him. The wisdom he shared with me I carry with me today.''

Serving the Silvis Fire Department as chief became a family affair. When Leibovitz retired, he was replaced by his son, Dave Leibovitz, who retired in May.

Growing up in the Leibovitz family meant dedication to the family business, Silvis-based American Plumbing. Bob's father, Michael, spent six-plus days a week running the operation. Dick Leibovitz said his older brother, Bob, was always there to look after him.

\"He was my baseball and basketball coach,'' Dick Leibovitz said of his brother, who also worked in the family business. \"He was the guy who taught me so many things and was always there to help. He was like a father to me because our father was working so much. He was the guy people wanted to lead.''

And lead Leibovitz did.

Though born in Monmouth, Illinois, there was only one place he called home. Silvis. He loved his United Township Panthers, was a charter member and president of the Silvis Optimist Club, and played a huge role in the success of the Silvis Country Music Festival. He was a dedicated alderman to the city's 1st Ward and served as a commissioner on the Quad-City Metropolitan Airport Board.

\"He was a servant of his community in so many ways,'' Carter said. \"Bob motivated me to go a step farther, and I know did so with many others. He is why I am where I am today, serving Silvis.''

Carter called Leibovitz a \"second father'' and said few ever handled a problem like his mentor.

\"His professionalism in all matters was above and beyond,'' Carter said. \"When there was an issue and you were in his office to solve the issue, it got done the right way. And it stayed in that office. Nothing was ever held onto or over anyone's head. He was like second father to me and I cherish all the time I was lucky enough to be around him.''

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DES MOINES \u2014 Vice President Mike Pence spent Wednesday in Iowa touting the administration\u2019s resume, attempting to ease the concerns of Iowa farmers whose livelihoods are threatened by an escalating trade war, and helping a Republican Congressional candidate in a tough election fight.

Pence spoke to roughly 250 supporters Wednesday afternoon at the downtown Des Moines Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. The event was hosted by America First Policies, a nonprofit organization that supports President Donald Trump\u2019s agenda.

The event was focused on federal tax cuts passed in 2017, but Pence listed an array of actions taken by the administration, including a boost in military spending, appointing conservative judges to federal courts, and stronger enforcement of immigration laws.

\u201cIt\u2019s been the same reaction that I\u2019ve gotten as I\u2019ve traveled all around the country. In the wake of the president\u2019s leadership at home and abroad the American people sense that rising confidence,\u201d Pence told reporters after his roughly 30-minute address. \u201cThey see the jobs coming back, opportunities coming back. I just couldn\u2019t be more proud of the progress that we\u2019re making and couldn\u2019t be more grateful for the opportunity to be here in Iowa talking about the extraordinary progress.\u201d

Pence contended the federal tax cuts have translated into businesses that are more confident in the economy and paying higher salaries, giving out more bonuses and boosting benefits. He also noted low unemployment, including in Iowa, and for black and Hispanic Americans.

\u201cThe American dream is working for every American again,\u201d Pence said during his remarks.

Pence noted the economy grew by 4.1 percent of gross domestic product in the second quarter of 2018.

Pence said that growth defied some experts; during the 2016 campaign Trump wanted to promise 4 percent growth, but his economic advisers warned against promising more than 3 percent.

That 4.1 percent growth was, however, the high-water mark under the Trump administration; the previous high was 3 percent in the second quarter of 2017.

The issue advocacy group Not One Penny issued a statement citing various research that suggests the federal tax cuts will not directly benefit all Iowans. Nearly 1 in 4 Iowans will actually pay more taxes and more than 188,000 will see no reduction, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a liberal-leaning non-profit, non-partisan national economic policy think tank.

And Iowa Democrats held an event Wednesday with Iowa farmers, a small business owner and a teacher who said Republican policies at the federal and state level have hurt their livelihoods.

\u201cYou know the saying, \u2018If it ain\u2019t broke don\u2019t fix it?\u2019 Well, it\u2019s broke. This tax scam is hurting my business, my workers and my livelihood, and I\u2019m not alone,\u201d said Matt Yegge, who operates a small jewelry design business in Des Moines, in a news release issued by the Iowa Democratic Party.

Pence also addressed the escalating trade war that has driven down commodity prices, including two of Iowa\u2019s top ag exports, soybeans and hogs. Pence said the administration continues to work on trade deals with the goal of opening new markets for American ag exports.

\u201cThe good news is we\u2019re making progress on better trade deals,\u201d Pence said during his remarks. \u201cWe\u2019re making real progress, Iowa, I\u2019m here to tell you. ... I promise you we will never stop fighting until American farmers win like never before.\u201d

Pence joined other speakers at the event in calling on supporters to vote for Republicans this fall and convince some of their friends to do the same.

To that end, Pence earlier Wednesday attended a fundraiser for David Young, the Republican incumbent in Iowa\u2019s partisan-balanced 3rd Congressional District. Young is expected to face a strong re-election challenge from Democratic candidate Cindy Axne.

\u201cFor Americans who like what we\u2019ve been able to do \u2014 rebuilding our military, rolling back red tape, cutting taxes, fighting for the kind of agenda the people of Iowa voted for in 2016 \u2014 we need Congressman David Young back in Washington, D.C., to continue that agenda,\u201d Pence told reporters.

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When the gates open at LeClaire Park on Saturday, if things go like they have in past years, Patricia Cummings and her husband, George, will be second or third in line.

\u201cWe\u2019ve never been first,\u201d Patricia Cummings, 66, said, adding she typically arrives two hours before the gates open. \u00a0

That\u2019s OK by her. As long as, when 4 p.m. hits, she\u2019s near enough to rush to the front of the Davenport park and rope off a preferred section for her group, which will include 30 people by show time.

\u201cWe have to stake out a good spot,\u201d she said. \u201cIt\u2019s important to us.\u201d

As the hours go by, thousands of people will fill the park ahead of the 36th annual Quad-City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops, in which members of the Quad-City Symphony Orchestra will play songs from The Beach Boys\u2019 album, \u201cPet Sounds.\u201d

However unlikely, the occasion has turned into, in Cummings\u2019 words, the \u201cParty of the summer.\u201d

And the party starts well before the music kicks off.

\u201cI had heard about the tailgating atmosphere and how it\u2019s super serious, but I didn\u2019t quite believe it until I saw it,\u201d said Marc Zyla, a horn player who joined the orchestra in 2010 and now serves as its director of education and community engagement. \u201cIt\u2019s always surprising and really exciting to see.\u201d

The crowd is full of people sipping on wine or crafted cocktails and dining on everything from chicken wings or Subway sandwiches to homemade feasts, like the broiled chicken breasts someone in Cummings\u2019 group typically brings. They display snacks and desserts\u00a0\u2014 \u201cthere\u2019s always a ton of cookies, \u201c Cummings said\u00a0\u2014 on a eight-foot table and bring folding chairs. Others in the crowd spread out on blankets or dine at cloth-covered tables with candelabras. Boaters in the nearby Mississippi River often join the fun, too, getting close enough to listen to the symphonic sounds from LeClaire Park.\u00a0

Along with plenty of wine and a dozen wine glasses, Cummings, who will dress for the occasion in a Hawaiian shirt, plans to bring caprese salad skewers, with layers of mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, basil and balsamic vinegar.

She always makes extra.

\u201cYou talk to people around you and say, \u2018What did you bring? Do you want to try this wine or food?\u201d she said. \u201cIt\u2019s a big sharing event.\u201d

Cummings, a Chicago native who moved to the Quad-Cities 40 years ago, went to her first Quad-City Symphony Orchestra concert 10 years ago with her husband for a date night.

\u201cThere\u2019s nothing like it,\u201d she said. \u201c\u201cPeople think the symphony is stuffy. It\u2019s not stuffy at all.\u201d

When the season ticket holders attended their first Riverfront Pops in 2011, they didn\u2019t bring any food or drinks or chairs. They sat in the provided seats at LeClaire Park.

\u201cWhen we got here, I said, \u2018Holy smokes,\u2019\u201d she said. \u201cIt\u2019s just unbelievable. It\u2019s a wonderful evening with friends sitting by the river.\u201d

It\u2019s also wonderful from where the musicians are sitting.

\u201cDuring my first Riverfront Pops, I was blown away by the amount of people who showed up,\u201d Zyla said. \u201cI think every musician has a story of our first one like that, where we\u2019re looking out at the crowd and thinking, \u2018Wow.\u2019\u201d

Last year\u2019s concert, featuring the Beatles\u2019 greatest hits in honor of the 50th anniversary of the band\u2019s \u201cSgt. Pepper\u2019s Lonely Hearts Club Band,\u201d attendance was just shy of 10,000 people, which marked one of the event\u2019s best years to date.

During \u201cHey Jude,\u201d Zyla remembers seeing musicians around him stop playing momentarily to take a quick video of the crowd singing along. \u00a0

\u201cAs a classical musician, I rarely get to feel like a rockstar,\u201d he said. \u201cThat\u2019s kind of what it feels like, though.\u201d

Previous pops concerts have presented tributes to Michael Jackson, ABBA, Broadway musicals. Last year\u2019s concert, featuring the Beatles\u2019 greatest hits in honor of the 50th anniversary of the band\u2019s \u201cSgt. Pepper\u2019s Lonely Hearts Club Band,\u201d attendance was just shy of 10,000 people, which marked one of the event\u2019s best years to date.

\u201cI love seeing people have a good time,\u201d he said. \u201cThat\u2019s what music is about.\u201d

No matter the genre of music, Cummings said her group\u00a0\u2014 and the crowd\u00a0\u2014 has come to expect a good time.

\u201cIf the music\u2019s not your cup of tea, that\u2019s OK,\u201d she said. \u201cThe more you drink, the more you sing along.\u201d

And each year, more memories are made.

\u201cIf you haven\u2019t made friends by the time you leave,\u201d Cummings said, \u201cYou\u2019re not doing your job.\u201d

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