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    Soybean Disease Appearing In Local Farm Fields Video included

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    A wet summer and spring has brought back a disease to local soybean fields. Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome causes bean plants to die early, before the plant has been able to fully grow its soybeans. More>>

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    Elected Officials Celebrate Labor Day By Honoring America's Workers

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    Tonight, the Red, White and Boom fireworks that were canceled over the Fourth of July are expected to go off in just a few hours.Many have been waiting to see the show tonight, now they'll get to celebrate Labor Day with some Fourth of July style. More>>

    Cancer Survivor Getting Wish To Meet Chicago Bears Video included

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    A Fruitland man recovering from a rare form of bone cancer is getting his wish.The Kids Wish Network is sending Zach Painter to Chicago's Soldier Field where he and his family will watch Sunday's Bears game and meet the players. The trip signals the end of a tough year for the cancer survivor who celebrated his 20th birthday on Friday.“Bears are my favorite team,” said Zach. “Since I've been little, all I do on Saturday and Sunday is watch football.”Zach is a football fanatic, just ask him. L... More>>

    Labor Day Celebrations

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    Many kicked off their Labor Day celebrations at local parades. More>>

    Woman Taken To Hospital After ATV Crash On Wapsipinicon Sandbar

    Scene Of ATV Accident Saturday near Calamus, IA Scene Of ATV Accident Saturday near Calamus, IA
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    Conservation officers are reminding people to stay away from sandbars when using All-Terrain-Vehicles following a weekend accident. More>>

    Dr. Danger Returns To Local Speedway After Last Year's Scare Video included

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    Greg "Dr. Danger" Carpenter is back at the Jackson County Speedway one year after a death-defying stunt nearly proved to be his last. The star of the American Daredevils TV series took on the same track in Maquoketa, IA, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.  More>>

    Developers Hope To Turn Old Schools Into New Apartments Video included

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    It will be new life for a few old schools in Clinton and historic buildings in Davenport if a handful of developers have their way.Community Housing Initiatives is looking to transform the Roosevelt Administration Center, a former elementary school, into mixed income housing, by creating 16 spacious apartments there. More>>

    Celebrating Labor Day Pioneer Style

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    Families came out to enjoy the long weekend in old-time style at Pioneer Village's annual Labor Day celebration in Long Grove, Iowa. Music, food, games and crafts from the pioneer days were all on display to teach kids how people lived long ago. More>>

    Rock Island Grand Prix Brings In Profit To The District

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    The streets of Rock Island turned into a high-speed race track today. It's a labor day tradition in the QCA. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rock Island Grand Prix. Racer entries were down this year for the race... More>>

    Labor Day Pow Wow

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    Dozens of people are celebrating the harvest season with music and food this weekend. They're gathering for the 74th annual Labor Day Pow Wow at the Black Hawk State Historic Site in Rock Island.  More>>

    Remembering the Battle of Credit Island

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    Hundreds marked an important anniversary in our area at a first of its kind event on Saturday. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Credit Island in Davenport, part of the War of 1812. More>>

    Iowa DNR Officer Recommend Boating Safety This Holiday Weekend Video included

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    With the three day holiday, many are hitting the roads or the water to mark the unofficial end of summer law enforcement officers are doing the same."Our plans for the weekend are we're going to spend the day up at Princeton beach with some friends," said Gary Hirsch, who is a boater. "We're going to have a BBQ and hang out until almost dark on the river."With boating on the minds of many this holiday weekend, Iowa DNR officer Jeff Harrison says you can expect to see more water traffic than u... More>>

    QC Overdose Awareness Walk to be Held Saturday

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    The first annual Quad Cities Overdose Awareness Walk will be held Saturday morning. The event is about coming together to change public attitudes and to help change the law to help save lives. More>>

    Rock Island Grand Prix; Racers From Canada Roll-Over Trailer

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    It took 6 days of prep to get 3 karts ready for this weekend's Grand Prix in Rock Island.Despite the heat, racers have to wear protective suits in case they're thrown out of their carts during the race. But the CF Racing crew from Canada had a close call of their own on the way to Rock Island this year.They rolled over their trailer on I-80 with all their equipment inside. Everyone is safe and now they're just focused on winning."We had a rear tire blow on the tow rig and then all hell broke ... More>>

    Local Man With Spastic Cerebral Palsy Training For Chicago Marathon Video included

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    Training for any marathon is tough, but for one local man it's a bit more difficult. Jeff Hobbs has cerebral palsy and refuses to let it keep him from running the Chicago marathon."I've always been a runner. I ran cross country and track in high school and college," Jeff Hobbs said. It's something he was told at a very young age that he wouldn't be able to do because of his spastic cerebral palsy. It's a disorder that makes it hard to control your muscles and makes them stiff."Little league b... More>>

    Suspect Eludes Capture In Carroll County Chase

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    The Carroll County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man they said led them on a chase through the county. They spotted him first in Milledgeville, Ill. driving a stolen car. More>>

    Top Six Stories This Week On KWQC.com

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    Here are the top six stories on KWQC.com for the week of August 24, 2014: More>>

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    • Woman Taken To Hospital After ATV Crash On Wapsipinicon Sandbar

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    • Cancer Survivor Getting Wish To Meet Chicago Bears

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      A Fruitland man recovering from a rare form of bone cancer is getting his wish.The Kids Wish Network is sending Zach Painter to Chicago's Soldier Field where he and his family will watch Sunday's Bears game and meet the players. The trip signals the end of a tough year for the cancer survivor who celebrated his 20th birthday on Friday.“Bears are my favorite team,” said Zach. “Since I've been little, all I do on Saturday and Sunday is watch football.”Zach is a football fanatic, just ask him. L...More >>
      A Fruitland man recovering from a rare form of bone cancer is getting his wish.The Kids Wish Network is sending Zach Painter to Chicago's Soldier Field where he and his family will watch Sunday's Bears game and meet the players. The trip signals the end of a tough year for the cancer survivor who celebrated his 20th birthday on Friday.“Bears are my favorite team,” said Zach. “Since I've been little, all I do on Saturday and Sunday is watch football.”Zach is a football fanatic, just ask him. L...More >>
    • Soybean Disease Appearing In Local Farm Fields

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      Monday, September 1 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:14:12 GMT
      A wet summer and spring has brought back a disease to local soybean fields. Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome causes bean plants to die early, before the plant has been able to fully grow its soybeans.More >>
      A wet summer and spring has brought back a disease to local soybean fields. Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome causes bean plants to die early, before the plant has been able to fully grow its soybeans.More >>
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