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Chicago Bears football coach Mike Ditka gets some last-minute practice before teeing off in today's Miller High Life Quad-Cities Open celebrity pro-am at Oakwood Country Club, Coal Valley. Published Wednesday, July 13, 1983. (Photo by Harry Boll/Quad-City Times)

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The John Deere Classic is under way, but the area has long attracted top golfers. Revisit the halcyon days when Craig T. Nelson and Mike Ditka roamed the links of the Quad-Cities. 

A Man is More than His Pastries 
Chad Cushman is known as The Crepe Guy but he's "ready to break out" and show you what he can do behind the counter of his new food truck. His crepes are seriously good, though. Don't give up on crepes, Chad. Please.
So Much For the Afterglow
Now that the Fourth of July Fireworks have faded, and the reality of legal fireworks has set in, Scott County officials are debating further regulation. 
Keep Waiting for the Train
In 2010, the federal government awarded a $177 million grant for a rail connection between Chicago to Moline. Politicians said service would start in 2013 at the latest. This week, Illinois is considering a request for yet another extension.
Another muggy night as temps dip toward the 70s.
Minor crashes near Locust and Iowa in Davenport but nothing to slow you down.