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    The Quad-City Times Bix 7 is in the books, after nearly 10,000 runners took to the streets Saturday morning for one of the nation’s premiere road races, right here in Davenport, Iowa.

    The sniper who fired more than 70 rounds into a crowded Fourth of July parade near Chicago killed seven people and wounded three dozen more. He obtained five weapons before the shooting, including the rifle used in the massacre. Police described it as “similar to an AR-15.” He bought the wea…

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    Crashes involving Amtrak trains appear rare. But the reality, especially west of Chicago, is that Amtrak trains themselves are infrequent. They run just three or four times a day to most Midwestern destinations. The great long-distance trains that head out west from Chicago — they have names like the Empire Builder, the California Zephyr and the Southwest Chief — run no more than once a day. Given that, they seem to hit trouble strikingly often.

    In 1973, the United States Supreme Court found constitutional protection for a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, her autonomous personhood deserving to be free from excessive governmental restriction.

    In 1973, the United States Supreme Court found constitutional protection for a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, her autonomous personhood deserving to be free from excessive governmental restriction.

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