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    FDA Proposal to ban E-cigarettes to Minors

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products. More>>

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    Residents Get Better Picture of New I-74 Bridge Project Video included

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    Dozens turned out to a public meeting Wednesday night on the new I-74 bridge project. Both the Iowa and Illinois Departments of Transportation hosted the open house-style meeting.  More>>

    Residents React to Fort Madison Prison Delays Video included

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    Plans to transfer hundreds of inmates from the Iowa State Penitentiary, the oldest operating prison west of the Mississippi River, to a newly built prison are postponed again. More>>

    TV-6 Investigates: Geneseo City Council Police Pension Tax Levy Video included

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    Geneseo City Council members spent hours questioning meeting policy, lawyer's fees, and the proper posting of meeting notices Tuesday night. Questions have arisen about whether a tax for the City's police pension fund was changed properly. More>>

    Third Fire In Galesburg, IL In Less Than A Month; Family Loses Precious Memories

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    It's the third fire in less than a month in Galesburg, one of them ruled as arson.

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    State-Wide Emergency Drill At Modern Woodmen Video included

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    DAVENPORT, IA – Emergency responders from all over Iowa were all at Modern Woodmen Park to train for the scenario of a terrorist attack.
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    Another House Fire In Galesburg

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    Firefighters were kept busy with another fire at a house in Galesburg, Ill. Tuesday night.The call came in around 9:48 p.m. to 683 W. South St . Firefighters found fire on both floors of the... More>>

    UPDATE: Suspect Caught In Rock Island Shooting

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    Brandon Montrece Brooks has been arrested. Police say he was stopped on Interstate 80 at approximately 2:46 p.m. on April 23, 2014 by the Illinois State Police in LaSalle County. He was taken into custody without incident.
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    Blackhawk TV & Repair Building In Rock Island Demolished

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    A longtime Rock Island, Ill. business is coming down.As the former owner watched, the building that housed Blackhawk TV and Repair for 41 years was demolished Wednesday morning (Slideshow included)... More>>

    QC Drivers to Learn More about I-74 Construction’s Impact

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    People in the Quad Cities will learn more Wednesday about how future construction on and near I-74 will affect them. More>>

    Rock Island Student Receives Top Volunteerism Honor Video included

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    It is a high honor for a local high school senior who was named one of just two top youth volunteers of the year in Illinois by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. More>>

    New Report Ranks High Schools: See How Quad Cities Ranked

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    U.S. News and World Report has released its list of best high schools. The magazine lists the best high schools in the country and then breaks it down by state. More>>

    Iowa State Data Breach Could Affect 30,000 Students Video included

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    Iowa State University officials say they discovered a data breach exposing the social security numbers of almost 30,000 students enrolled between 1995 and 2012. More>>

    Long-Time Antique Dealer Closing In Maquoketa

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    A long-time business in Maquoketa is getting ready to close its doors. After 44 years of buying and selling antiques, Banowetz Antique Mall announced its going out of business. More>>

    Living Lands & Waters Gears Up for New Nursery

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    Along with marking Earth Day on Tuesday, local organization Living Lands and Waters was gearing up for an exciting addition to help improve the environment year-round. More>>

    Two Muscatine, IA Pickers Take Earth Day To The Next Level

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    What looks like a heap of trash to most people is a score for two Muscatine pickers. Especially during Spring Clean Up Week where every curbside has re-purposing potential. More>>

    Probation for Prophets Town Arsonist

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    As Prophetstown recovers from a devastating fire that claimed a large section of downtown--one of the brothers responsible went before the judge for sentencing. It was a long hearing where we learned a lot about the now, 17 year old, who pleaded guilty to starting this fire in Prophetstown. More>>

    High Tree Pollen Leads To Severe Allergies Video included

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    DAVENPORT, IA –  The pollen count for trees is especially high right now. For allergy sufferers, that means the worst of spring allergies is here. More>>

    Conservation Officer Gives Boating Safety Tips Video included

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    The Iowa DNR says it expects more boaters to be out on the water earlier this year than last and is reminding people to practice boating safety this season. "It's really important that people use caution More>>

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      Thursday, April 24 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:34:27 GMT
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