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    Davenport Neighbors Upset Over Liquor Sales Permit Video included

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    It was back to the board for one business owner, hoping to sell liquor at a new convenience store in Davenport's West End. For the second time, on Thursday night, Ramadan Farraj appeared before the Zoning Board of Adjustment. And this time, commissioners granted his request, over the objections of more than a dozen neighbors.Those neighbors are concerned about liquor sales, saying that's not something they want in their backyards.  More>>

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    Galesburg Strike Over; Reaction Mixed Video included

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    School starts Friday for Galesburg students. The teachers narrowly approved a new four year contract with the school district. More>>

    3 Kids Removed From Eldridge Meth House, 3 People Arrested Video included

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     Two men were arrested after police discovered a meth lab at their home in Eldridge, Iowa. Later Thursday, a woman was also taken into custody.

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    GEA Accepts Contract By 52.3%, School Starts Tomorrow

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    After two weeks of the strike and hours of negotiations, the school board and the teachers in Galesburg have come to an agreement.Superintendent Bart Arthur tells us school will start tomorrow... More>>

    One Step Closer To Land Based Casino

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    The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission gave developers the go ahead to buy the land at the southwest corner of I-80 and I-74. This means they're steps closer to breaking ground on the 300,000 square foot facility. What now looks like a field of grass and weeds could soon be the land based rhythm city casino by 2016. The $110 million dollar building will stand seven stories high with a variety of features including over 100 hotel rooms to a 50,000 square foot gaming floor." 900 slot machines, t... More>>

    More Donations Needed To "Fill The Boot"

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    Muscatine firefighters will hit the sidewalks again Friday to "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association but new regulations could end the donation drive that's already had a rough two days.After low donations Wednesday, the department decided to move from one of its locations.Thursday, Lt. Andy Summit and volunteers collected donations at the corner of Cedar St. and 8th St.“It's been a little slower this year,” said Summitt. “I liked it the way we did it before but times change.F... More>>

    Business Impacted By Bridge Closure Video included

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    Since the Centennial Bridge closed, Smith Auto Sales has only sold six cars, this is less than half of their normal sales.
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    One Person Shot In Davenport; Victim Identified

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    One person has been shot and Davenport police are searching for suspects.
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    Iowa Attorney General Sues La 'James Cosmetology For Fraud

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    The Iowa attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against a cosmetology school chain, accusing it of defrauding students. More>>

    Galesburg Teachers Return to Classrooms; School Starts Friday

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    A teachers strike in Galesburg, Ill. is over. On Thursday, Aug. 28. teachers ratified a new contract and the school board approved it, according to the district superintendent. More>>

    New Evidence Released In I-88 Hit & Run Death Of Emilio Perez

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    The Illinois State Police have issued new evidence in the hit and run death of Emilio Perez: Forensic examination and testing of crime scene evidence has uncovered new information narrowing the ... More>>

    Davenport Police Investigate Shots Fired On W. 6th Street

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    Police in Davenport received a call of shots fired from the 1100 block of West 6th Street early Thursday morning. The call came in around 12:17 a.m. When officers arrived, they ... More>>

    Rollover Accident Closes River Drive In Bettendorf

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    An accident on River Drive in Bettendorf shut down the road to traffic for a while on Thursday morning. The accident happened on River Drive where the road splits in two at Martha's Point. More>>

    Groundbreaking For YMCA Early Learning Center In Davenport. Video included

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    A groundbreaking will take place for the new YMCA Early Learning Center in Davenport. Communications Director for the Scott County Family Y, Frank Klipsch says it'll be an important addition... More>>

    Man Fires Handgun On Mississippi River Video included

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    A Davenport man faces charges after he fired a gun on the Mississippi River. DNR officials say 67-year-old Charles Leo Cox was out fishing Wednesday morning, anchored in the river along Bettendorf. More>>

    New Drive-In Expected To Be Big Draw For Blue Grass Video included

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    A new attraction is coming to one area community and it's expected to bring plenty of new faces into town. In just a few weeks the Blue Grass Drive-in will start showing movies. More>>

    Former Galesburg Educator Tries To Occupy Negotiations, Escorted Out By Police

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    Today marks two weeks since teachers in Galesburg went on strike.Students have missed 10 days of school.Both the teachers union and the school board sat back down at 10 AM this morning to try and hammer out a deal. They have been hung up on one point in the contracts... More>>

    R.I. Co. Board Makes Plan For Future

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    Major changes are on the way for the Rock Island County board after three separate votes during a special meeting Tuesday night.“There's a lot of things that people want to happen right now and I agree they need to change but let's make the change for the right reason,” said county board member, Steve Meersman.Board members voted to cut the board's size, to create guidelines for the removal of future board chairs, and for the first time, hire a county administrator, duties currently handled b... More>>

    Exempting Kids From Vaccinations Video included

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    More parents are exempting their kids from vaccinations. This is causing a heated debate around the country.
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    Rock Island Fire Discovered By Observant First Responders

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    Emergency crews on a medical call in Rock Island discovered a fire at nearby house early Wednesday morning and radioed in for assistance. Firefighters were sent to the home ... More>>

    Burlington Man Dies In Sperry Pond

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    Des Moines County deputies have release the identity of the Burlington, Iowa man who drowned in a pond in Sperry, Iowa. The incident happened on Monday, August 25, 2014 ... More>>

    Taking ALS Ice Bucket Challenge A Step Further Video included

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    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a charitable craze that is sweeping the nation, and now, one local man is taking it one step further. He is using the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a woman who lost her husband to the disease and her ongoing fight to one day find a cure. More>>

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      Thursday, August 28 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:31:16 GMT
      UPDATE: Geneseo Public Works Director Klint Rice has announced the boil ordered has been officially lifted. ORIGINAL: The City of Geneseo has issued a boil order for parts of the city.More >>
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    • Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

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      Friday, August 29 2014 2:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:50:19 GMT
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    • In Texas, big school finance questions remain

      In Texas, big school finance questions remain

      Friday, August 29 2014 2:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:50:08 GMT
      Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn't convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms. But how much more money it will take - and how those funds should be divvied up -...More >>
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      Friday, August 29 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-08-29 06:00:54 GMT
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