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Big Story: 'This is my identity': Third-generation Port Byron farm prepares for change

There’s a break in the early-morning May rain, so Bob DePauw rounds up the cows meandering in a field near his barn.

Big Story: Exotic dancer sues Davenport strip club over unfair labor practices, highlighting worker misclassification debate

After a 10-hour shift stripping at Tuxedos Show Club in Davenport, Sadie Yvonne McLaren would make the required rounds, doling out a portion of the tips she earned, first to pay the house, then the bouncers, then the DJ. 

Who are the biggest musical acts to perform in the Quad-Cities?

One of the most anticipated concerts in Quad-Cities history is finally almost here. 

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VIEWPOINT: All these years, little progress at John Deere mansion

After 23 years, the frustration is forgivable.

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