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I-74 Bridge Groundbreaking Happening Today

When I first came here, I commented to someone on the vintage architecture of the I-74 bridge. I was told not to get to attached to it, as the bridge was being replaced soon...

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New school year

Help United Way Collect School Supplies

It may seem like the kids just finished school, but the beginning of a new school year is only six weeks away form some area kids.

This year, thousands of Quad Cities children will not have the school supplies needed to start school...

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Bix @ 6 Training Runs Begin Today in Davenport

Another sure sign of summer in the Quad Cities is the Bix 7 race. I have great admiration for the conditioned athletes that run this race, but more so for the average folks who push themselves to run the Bix, often in sweltering heat and humidity...

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Red, White & Boom Set for July 3

It may feel like the Fourth of July some nights in Quad Cities neighborhoods (yeah, I'm talking to you amateur fireworks folks), but the real deal and its fireworks celebration - Red, White & Boom - is scheduled for Monday, July 3rd.


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Modern Woodmen Falls Short in Ballpark Poll

We've been keeping our eye on's Best Ballpark in America poll for over a week now. Despite a big push yesterday to rack up some votes, Modern Woodmen Park fell short and came in a close second to Four Winds Park in South Bend, Indiana...

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River Path Closure in Moline Begins Today

There are few more beautiful bike rides in America than along the Mississippi River here in the Quad Cities.

Those who enjoy the Ben Butterworth Parkway along the river in Moline will have to take an alternate route beginning today...

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Final Vote to Make Bandits Ballpark #1 Ends At 11 a.m.

Last week, I told you about this year's Best of the Ballparks vote over at

Well, with your votes, Modern Woodmen Park made the finals against Four Winds Field, the home of the South Bend Cubs...

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Cyclist Dead Near Quad City Airport

Police are still investigating the cause of a tragic accident near Quad City Airport in Moline this morning.

The Rock Island Argus reports that a cyclist riding along I-74 was struck by a vehicle, sending the rider off the overpass onto I-280 below...

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Supermarkets Compete In Premium Beef Market
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Davenport Costco One Step Closer

We're one step closer to loading up on bulk stuff at a new retailer.

Reports say Davenport city staff are recommending that the Planning & Zoning Commission approves plans for the development of a new Costco on 53rd Street near Elmore.


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Two More Quad Cities Retailers Could Close

Online shopping continues to disrupt brick & mortar retailing. Ascena Retail Group is the latest retailer to announce plans to close stores. As...

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