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Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 -- Students laugh, learn, help feed hungry in Q-C | Teens make meals for food pantries at Hunger Summit

High school students in green T-shirts, hairnets and protective gloves worked in assembly-line style to make 24,000 macaroni and cheese meals Monday as part of the Dr. Borlaug Quad-Cities Youth Hunger Summit. The students spent the morning listening to speeches about hunger here and abroad at the seminar at St. Ambrose University, Davenport. Lunch for the students randomly ranged from a full-course meal to just a bowl of rice.

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007 -- Thanksgiving traffic shifts into full gear | AAA: About 38.7 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more

Police are cautioning holiday drivers heading across town, county or country to buckle seat belts, drive slowly and drive sober. In Illinois, the state is running the Click It or Ticket campaign from border to border. That campaign is running in conjunction with CARE, or Combined Accident Reduction Effort, which focuses not only on seat belt usage, but also targets speeders and impaired drivers.

Friday, Nov. 22, 2002 -- AMERICA'S WAR ON TERRORISM | 'Welcome Home' | 310 days after reporting for duty, the 339th returns | Q-C reserve unit braces for possible remobilization | 'They've done their job for America'

Four-year-old Garrick Crow bounced in his seat as he watched his daddy, Staff Sgt. Scott Crow, get off a big bus Thursday outside the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Davenport. The happy boy knew what this day meant. "My daddy's gonna be home forever," Garrick said smiling up at his dad, a member of the 339th Military Police Company headquartered in Davenport. The innocent words brought tears to his father's eyes.

Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997 -- Setting a season afloat | Parade spreads holiday cheer to young and old alike

For Mighty Mouse, towering over downtown Davenport, guided by many strings and hands, the thousands gathered below for the Festival of Trees parade must have looked like ants. Two of the tiniest, identical 5-year-old twins Mollie and Maggie Brown, huddled in bright red coats and soft black scarves. Stretching on tippy toes, they looked down River Drive, past the antique John Deere tractors to see Mighty Mouse gently floating closer.

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1992 -- Another storm cloud hangs over Arsenal | AMCCOM will lose 1,700 positions nationwide, but no one is certain exactly where cuts will come

Hundreds of Rock Island Arsenal workers once again are facing the threat of unemployment. The Army's Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command (AMCCOM) announced Monday it plans to eliminate 1,700 civilian jobs nationwide.

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1987 -- Erosion threatens Butterworth Parkway

If nothing is done to stop the erosion along Moline's Ben Butterworth Parkway, it could eventually be washed away.

Friday, Nov. 26, 1982 -- Urbane Hewitt changed ag image

After leading Deere & Co. for 27 years, William A. Hewitt has retired to become U.S. ambassador to Jamaica.

 

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