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    Vigil to Mark 18th Anniversary of Trudy Appleby's Disappearance Video included

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    This week marks 18 years since Trudy Appleby was last seen outside her Moline home, and her friends and family are preparing to mark the difficult occasion with a vigil Wednesday night. In a year when the community has come together in force to help solve other missing person's cases, Trudy's loved ones are calling on the community to help them find closure. More>>

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    Clinton Won't Fund Additional Sidewalk To New School Video included

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    While construction continues with the new Clinton Middle School, so do concerns with its public entry way on 13th Ave. N, which is considered to be a busy road. More>>

    Dock Project The Focus Of Levee Commission Special Meeting

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    The dock project was the topic of discussion at another meeting Tuesday. The Levee Improvement Commission Plans to recommend city leaders go back to the drawing board.  More>>

    Bettendorf Schools Proposes Tax Increase

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    The Bettendorf Community School District is looking to get rid of wood chip and gravel surfaced playgrounds for rubberized surfaces. They said they're safer, less maintenance and are ADA compliant. But that's just one of the things that BCSD is looking to change with a proposed tax increase. More>>

    Meaning Of Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    Nikki and Craig Leonard both lost their fathers to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Their family is grateful for the viral Ice Bucket Challenge. They see it as a great way of raising awareness of a disease that is often overlooked. More>>

    Sex Offender Escapes Davenport Corrections Facility

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    A man described as a "lifetime Sex Offender" is on the loose, after failing to report back to a work released facility in Davenport. More>>

    Overnight Fire In Rock Island

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    An overnight fire caused considerable damage at a home in Rock Island, Ill. The call came in around 1:52 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Fire crews were called... More>>

    Dozens March In Local Rally For Mike Brown Video included

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    As protests continue in Ferguson, Missouri, dozens of people marched in Rock Island, Illinois, for a local rally for Mike Brown on Monday. Participants and organizers gathered at MLK Junior Park and went to Schwiebert Park and back. More>>

    Family Of Davenport Teen Shot And Killed Offering Reward Video included

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    Asking for answers to bring a Davenport teen's killer to justice. Last weekend, 17-year old Marcus Jones was shot and his body found in a neighbor's yard. Now, family members are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case. More>>

    Galesburg Teachers' Strike Taking Toll On Community

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    Galesburg teachers are on the picket line, students aren't in school, and some believe there's no end in sight to a teachers' strike that's in its fourth day. More>>

    Warden Hired For Thomson Prison

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    The hiring process has finally begun as part of the federal takeover of the Thomson, Ill. prison. More>>

    Galesburg Teachers, School Board To Resume Talks

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    It's a new week and students in Galesburg are still not in the classroom. It's day four of the teacher strike. More>>

    Potential Rock Island County Board Changes

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    The Quad City Chamber of Commerce says they're stepping in to help the Rock Island County Board. The chamber is showing support for several board proposals with the results of a survey conducted last week. More>>

    Galesburg Stabbing Victim Dies, Suspect Now Sought For Murder

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    A man who was stabbed in Galesburg, Ill. last week has died. Officials say Melvin Buckner was stabbed last Wednesday, August 13, 2014.On Sunday August 17... More>>

    E-Cigarette Left Charging In Truck Causes Fire Video included

    Updated: Aug 17, 2014 11:16 PM

    Sterling fire fighters are spreading a message after responding to a Mount Morris truck fire they believe was caused by an electronic cigarette being charged. More>>

    Rally in Davenport for Border Children

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    Dozens of people turned out in downtown Davenport Sunday for a Love Without Borders rally, showing support for border children. Organizers held signs and shared stories of immigrants who have come to the U.S. Some even passed out postcards to sent to representatives encouraging action.  More>>

    Local Family Raises Awareness For Mental Health Video included

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    It's been almost a week since Robin Williams death sent shockwaves throughout world. His death hit home for many families with loved ones suffering from depression while shining light on a dark subject. 26-year old Adam Smith was dealing with major depression and took his own life two years ago. Although his family is still healing, they decided to host a special benefit for him and others dealing with mental illnesses."We want to keep Adam's memory alive, for one, and we want to help other p... More>>

    Quad-Cities Residents Plan Peaceful March

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    Quad-City residents spent their Sunday getting prepared for a peaceful rally and march on Monday in memory of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo. Local volunteers spent their day planning and making posters for the event.  More>>

    Air Glider Brought Down in Muscatine County Field

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    A pilot was forced to bring his air glider down in a field near Nichols, Iowa, Sunday afternoon. No one was hurt. More>>

    Country Music Stars Headline New Local Festival Video included

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    Big names in country music continue to perform in the QCA. This time, they're in small-town Illinois. The Back Roads Music Festival in Galva is hosting Rodney Atkins, Jon Pardi, Frankie Ballard and Joe Diffie. More>>

    "Floatzilla" Participants Hoping to Break World Record

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    Hundreds spent the day on the water at the 5th annual Floatzilla while promoting recreational water trails and safe paddling on Saturday, possibly setting a record at the same time. Experienced and new kayakers and canoeists paddled along the Mississippi river, launching from five sites and meeting at Lake Potter in Rock Island, trying to break the world record for the largest connected raft of canoes and kayaks. More>>

    Pro Skater Tony Hawk Shows Off His Skills in Davenport

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    Hundreds turning out to the Davenport Skatepark today to watch pro skater Tony Hawk perform. He's in town as part of his Birdhouse on the Road tour, sharing his skills and a message about getting active. Organizers handed out free shirts and swag, along with showing off tricks and giving the several hundred fans in the crowd an exhibition style performance. More>>

    Farmer Explains John Deere Layoffs Video included

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    John Deere announced yesterday it was laying off 600 of its workers. Two plants are affected in our area. That means 425 employees will lose their jobs at the harvester works plant in East Moline. Those layoffs begin October 20and another 35 layoffs from seeding and cylinder in Moline. They are set to lose their jobs in just over a week. One local farmer says the best way to explain this is when supply is up, prices go down."Until we have those profits, guys aren't going to be looking at buyi... More>>

    Making Water Skiing Possible For All Video included

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    This morning was the 10th Annual Genesis Access To Waves. It's an adaptive water skiing event for individuals with physical and developmental challenges.
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    25,000 or More Expected for River Roots and Ribfest Video included

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    River Roots Live is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and once again is running alongside Rib Fest. 25,000 people or more are expected to turn out this weekend.  More>>

    Staffing Agencies Hope To Help Laid Off John Deere Workers Video included

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    With the layoff announcement from John Deere Friday, those affected are thinking about what's next. Many employees will look for other work for once the layoffs begin.  More>>

    John Deere Layoffs Caused By Low Commodity Prices

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    East Moline's Harverster Works will lose 425 employees, starting October 20th. Moline's Seeding and Cylinder Factory will lose 35 people, those layoffs begin in just 10 days. And these are indefinite layoffs, not the normal type we hear about. There's no projected recall date for the workers... More>>

    John Deere Worker Reacts One Day After Layoffs Video included

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    The Moline based manufacturer announced profits are down 15% for the quarter and much of it due to sagging sales of its farm equipment. TV-6 talked to one of the laid off workers and although she didn't want to be identified, she wanted to share her story. "One day you go in and the next day you don't have a job," said the John Deere worker who wishes to remain anonymous. She's just one of the 425 employees that were laid off from John Deere. She's been working there for close to two years an... More>>

    Wounded Warrior Care Closes On Arsenal Video included

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    The Wounded Warriors care unit on the Rock Island Arsenal officially deactivated today. Closing the unit at the arsenal is a reflection of what is happening overseas.
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    Deere & Company To Lay Off Over 600 Workers

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    Deere & Company announced it will be laying off more than 600 employees at four of its midwest locations, including two in the Quad Cities. More>>

    Galesburg Fall Sports To Begin Practices

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    Uncertainty has plagued Galesburg ever since the teachers union authorized a strike but one thing is now clear. Students in fall sports have been permitted to practice. More>>

    Rock Island Business Owner Arrested On K-2 Charges

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    A business owner in Rock Island, Ill. has been arrested after an investigation into the distribution of the synthetic drug know as K-2. The Quad City Metropolitan Enforcement Group along with the Rock Island Police... More>>

    Top Six Stories on KWQC.com

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    Here are the top six stories for the week of August 10, 2014; More>>

    Police Name Suspect In Galesburg, IL Stabbing

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    Galesburg Police are looking for a man wanted for attempted murder. Police say Melvin Buckner was stabbed in the 500 block of West Brooks Street, just before midnight on ... More>>

    River Roots Live Kicks Off Friday Video included

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    Thousands or people will be in downtown Davenport Friday and Saturday for the tenth anniversary of River Roots Live. More>>

    Assumption High School Still Supports SAU Stadium Project Video included

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    After Mayor Gluba's veto was sustained Wednesday night it's still unclear what's next for the St. Ambrose University stadium project but we do know Assumption High School still supports it becoming a reality. More>>

    Galesburg Teacher's Strike Impacts Activities Video included

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    Galesburg's teachers strike means no school and is also threatening football. Until the strike ends, no extracurricular activities are allowed in Galesburg. More>>

    Hope Creek Employees Asked To Retire Early Video included

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    Drastic measures for Hope Creek, the Rock Island County run nursing employees are being strongly encouraged to take early retirement in an effort to cut costs. Right now the nursing home loses about $10,000 a day because of the state funding shortfalls. 28 employees for the nursing home got letters asking them to retire early. In exchange, the employees can add five years to their retirement age and get a higher pension. "It is a drastic measure, but it also is a necessary measure given our c... More>>

    Putting Out The Andalusia House Fire

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    New information on a fire that destroyed this home in Andalusia yesterday. Volunteer firefighters responding to the scene were faced with tough choices when it came to putting out the fire. More>>

    Proposal Deadline Approaching For Former Howard Johnson Hotel Property

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    It's been an eyesore for years, now work is underway to get rid of the former Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in downtown Davenport.A deadline for proposals for the property is fast approaching.The former hotel is in bad shape with boarded up doors, broken windows, and asbestos.“The mitigation is going forward on the building. We've got the debris removal done,” said Kyle Carter, Director of the Downtown Davenport Partnership.“As it aged, it didn't age well,” said Carter. “While at one point it wa... More>>

    Davenport Officer Involved Shooting Leaves One Man Dead Video included

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    Police have released the name of the man who was shot and killed by police as well as the names of the officers involved.
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    Man Charged With Arson After Clinton Apartment Fire

    Updated: Aug 14, 2014 08:01 AM

    A man in Clinton, Iowa is being charged with arson after an apartment building was badly damaged by fire.The incident happened just after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday... More>>

    St. Ambrose Stadium Veto Upheld

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    The Davenport City Council voted 6-4 on Mayor Bill Gluba's veto of the St. Ambrose Stadium project, and it wasn't enough to overturn his veto. More>>

    Galesburg Families Change Back-To-School Plans Video included

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    The first day of the Galesburg teachers strike is complete, with plans to resume Thursday, which was supposed to be the first day of classes. Now, many families are having to adjust.  More>>

    Mass Casualty Exercise Keeps First Responders Prepared For The Worst

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    The Quad Cities have never seen anything like it in real life, but first responders say it's a procedure they need to know.Over the radio first responders could hear: "Crash land at the approach end of runway 1-3."It's only a drill, but something first responders say they take seriously. More>>

    House Fire In Andalusia Video included

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    A house in Andalusia is heavily damaged from a fire. It occurred at the 800 block of 5th Avenue West. More>>

    UPDATE: Isabel Pleads Guilty To Sexual Exploitation

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    Ian Dishon Isabel, accused of putting cameras in a girls restroom at Hayes Elementary, has pled guilty to the charge of Sexual Exploitation of a Child. More>>

    Two Escape Muscatine Fire

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    Two Muscatine residents escaped a house fire Tuesday afternoon, despite a possible faulty smoke detector. Fire crews were called to 1201 Nebraska Street, around... More>>

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    • Sex Offender Escapes Davenport Corrections Facility

      Sex Offender Escapes Davenport Corrections Facility

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:37:55 GMT
      A man described as a "lifetime Sex Offender" is on the loose, after failing to report back to a work released facility in Davenport.More >>
      A man described as a "lifetime Sex Offender" is on the loose, after failing to report back to a work released facility in Davenport.More >>
    • Meaning Of Ice Bucket Challenge

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      Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:23:59 GMT
      Nikki and Craig Leonard both lost their fathers to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Their family is grateful for the viral Ice Bucket Challenge. They see it as a great way of raising awareness of a disease that is often overlooked.More >>
      Nikki and Craig Leonard both lost their fathers to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Their family is grateful for the viral Ice Bucket Challenge. They see it as a great way of raising awareness of a disease that is often overlooked.More >>
    • Overnight Fire In Rock Island

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      Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-08-19 12:07:37 GMT
      An overnight fire caused considerable damage at a home in Rock Island, Ill. The call came in around 1:52 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Fire crews were called...More >>
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    • Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

      Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:25:17 GMT
      New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.More >>
      New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions.More >>
    • Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

      Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:05:39 GMT
      Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.More >>
      Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.More >>
    • Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

      Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:25:00 GMT
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      A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the...More >>
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