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Thumbs Up … to restoration of the 32 stained glass windows at Sacred Heart Church in Moline. If you saw the pictures in this newspaper last Su…

Thumbs Up … to City of East Moline for its greater downtown revitalization plan, which is aimed at creating a regional destination for commerc…

Thumbs Up … to the City of Davenport’s infrastructure push this summer. The city puts the cost at projects that are completed or underway at a…

Thumbs Up … to the formation of a legislative committee in Springfield to investigate House Speaker Mike Madigan. The investigation will cente…

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Since the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, there have been protests across the country seeking reform. Reform of p…

Thumbs Up ... to Sister Joan Lescinski, the president of St. Ambrose University, who has led the institution since 2007. Lescinski announced t…

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The Illinois Supreme Court took a welcome step last week in transferring a challenge to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s emergency orders stemming from th…

Thumbs Up … to the Davenport School District for its decision to delay the start of the school year until Sept. 8. The district had wanted to …

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Last week, officials with the Rock Island County Health Department sent out this plea to people who may be affected by COVID-19: Pick up the t…

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Iowa has finally rid itself of its shameful standing as the only state in the nation to automatically ban people with felony convictions from voting.

Thumbs Up … to Republicans and Democrats in Washington, D.C., for coming together on legislation to address the nearly $12 billion in backlogg…

Soon, if they haven’t already, voters all across the Quad-Cities will be getting forms in the mail asking if they want an absentee ballot for …

Thumbs Up ... to Reverend P. Wonder Harris, of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in East Moline, who has created the Diamond Pledge, a way fo…

Two weeks ago, the 3rd District Appellate Court in Illinois put a temporary hold on the demolition of the historic Rock Island Courthouse.

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