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    Branstad, Reynolds Pen Letter To Obama On Immigration Video included


    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds hope a letter sent to President Obama Thursday will help address some key immigration issues.During a stop in Davenport Thursday, Gov. Branstad said he won't ask the federal government to remove unaccompanied alien children already in Iowa but he thinks others waiting at the border should be sent home.“I think the sooner they can be determined, whether they should be returned to their homes the better and I think there's moveme... More>>

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    Bix Slip ‘N Slide Is Back! Video included


    The popular Bix-7 slip and slide was gone last year, but the homeowners say it will be back now that their son is back in great health.

    FULL INTERVIEW: Thom Cornelis Interviews Meb Keflezighi Video included


    Two-time Bix champ Meb Keflezighi is the favorite and Tom Cornelis talked with Meb about his huge win 3-months ago at the Boston Marathon.  More>>

    Moline Businesses, Police Team Up For Shoplifting Sting


    Moline businesses and the Moline Police Department have been cooperating in a retail theft detail which has resulted in 40 arrests in a five-day period from July 14-18. More>>

    UPDATE: Man Arrested For Davenport Shooting


    Darvill J. Bragg, 19, was charged with Willful Injury-Causing Serious Injury and Assault With a Dangerous Weapon, both felonies. More>>

    A Second Person Dies While On RAGBRAI


    There has been another death on the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa or RAGBRAI More>>

    A Look At Central Davenport Violence This Year Video included


    Police responded to reports of shots fired at around 4 PM on the 900 block of W. 6th St. Police are yet to confirm the details, but some neighbors say they heard as many as two shots fired that were spread four minutes apart. Others say they heard one. More>>

    Big Gatherings For Big Bix 7 Fans Along Route Video included


    A few days ahead of the Bix some race spectators are gearing up for the big race.  More>>

    Davenport City Council Tables SAU, Overrides Dock Veto


    The City Council unanimously voted to table the SAU stadium issue for a later meeting. Meanwhile, the council unanimously voted to override the mayor's veto on the Dock project. The Dock project will move forward but the SAU stadium issue will continue. More>>

    Bix 7 Safety Video included


     Streets in Davenport will be packed on Saturday for the 40th Bix 7. Runners aren’t the only ones getting ready for the race, first responders are too.

    Mother Who Left Baby In Hot Car Has First Court Appearance


    A woman charged with leaving her 6 month old baby alone in a hot car made her first appearance in a Rock Island County court today. More>>

    Update: Rock Island Schools Pick Third Developer For Audubon Property Video included


    The Rock Island/Milan school district picked a new developer for the Audubon school property. A developer that works with CVS . More>>

    Bix 7 To Give Big Salute To Soldiers Video included


    Along with the big 40-year anniversary of the Bix 7 road race this Saturday this year there is a special salute to those who serve. All active duty U.S. military, guard and reservists can participate for free. Race officials hope it's motivating new runners to join this Q.C. tradition.Tony Hammond of Moline joined the National Guard 3 1/2 years ago and this year is his first time taking on the course. The complimentary sign-up for soldiers was a big part of the incentive."My girlfriend is alw... More>>

    Davenport Alderman Calls for "Options" Ahead Of SAU Stadium Vote

    Updated: Jul 22, 2014 10:49 PM

    A vote to override Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba’s veto last week of St. Ambrose University’s stadium project is expected during a special city council meeting, Wednesday night.Aldermen Ray Ambrose, Barney Barnhill, Mike Matson, and Rick Dunn all voted 'no' for the project, which passed the council by 6-4.St. Ambrose University needs one of those four aldermen to flip their vote to a ‘yes’ for the stadium project to move forward.All but Dunn have told KWQC that they will likely vote ‘no’ again W... More>>

    Overnight House Fire In Walcott, Iowa


    Fire broke out at a home in Walcott, Iowa overnight. The call came in just after midnight in the 24,000 block of 47th Avenue. The family of six were asleep inside when the fire broke out... More>>

    Clinton Sees Millions In Unpaid Sewer Bills Video included


    The City of Clinton is in serious debt, and officials say unpaid sewer bills are part of the problem. One of the big offenders is the Miller Ridge Apartments, which has already been in the spotlight this week for a different reason. More>>

    Dealing with Illegal Dumping at Princeton Recycling Center Video included


    City leaders in Princeton, Illinois, are looking to take measures to help prevent illegal dumping and catch those who break the rules. It is an ongoing battle at the city's 24-hour recycling center. More>>

    Baby In Moline Escapes Hot Car After Good Samaritan Calls 9-1-1


    Moline Police said a mother left her 6 month old baby unattended inside a hot car for over 20 minutes in Moline.  More>>

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    • Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe

      Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe

      Thursday, July 24 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:04:35 GMT
      Ohio State University has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.More >>
      Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and...More >>
    • Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

      Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

      Thursday, July 24 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:54:37 GMT
      Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.More >>
      A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and severely injuring him, but not before a caseworker was...More >>
    • Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

      Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

      Thursday, July 24 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:01:51 GMT
      Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore...More >>
      Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a...More >>
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