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The iWireless Center Just Became The TaxSlayer Center
Some Quad Citians still call the arena by it's original name, "The Mark of the Quad Cities;" now there's another name to remember.
TaxSlayer, a leading online and professional tax and financial services technology company, today announced it has acquired the naming rights to the Illinois Qu…
Vote to Decide Iowa’s New License Plate Design
Illinois began replacing license plates with a new design at the beginning of this year. Now Iowa is switching plates, and you can help decide what the new plates should look like.
There are three designs to choose from:
The Great Wide Open has a teal stripe across the top representing the sky, a…
The Most Misspelled Words in Iowa and Illinois
I pride myself on being an excellent speller. In elementary school, I was always the last kid standing when we did spelling drills.
I'm not sure I was ever good enough to have appeared in The Scripps National Spelling Bee, which just crowned their champs for 2017, but I was, and remain…
AT&T Moves to Dump Landline Phone Service in Illinois
I don't care for wireless phone service. While the portability is convenient, the sound quality is nowhere near equal to a landline phone, and the delay when you're trying to talk to someone drives me crazy. I'd never even consider an internet phone based on how sketchy inte…
Illinois Quad Cities Drivers To Get New Vehicle Plates
The state of Illinois will begin replacing license plates in the new year. A new design will replace the current look which was released in 2001.  Manufacturing issues with the current plates are another reason for the change.  Many of the tags has paint finishes that peeled or rusted fast…
Have You Heard Of These Slang Words?
Every state has an "official" something--a bird, a song, a food--but what about slang?
I've heard of a lot of these terms...except for the ones belonging to Iowa & Illinois.

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