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    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>>

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    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>>

    Porch Fire In Muscatine

    Updated: Aug 29, 2014 08:25 AM

    Fire crews in Muscatine, Iowa were called to a house fire early Friday morning. The call came in at 12:50 a.m. to the 500 block of East 9th Street. When firefighters arrived... More>>

    Davenport Neighbors Upset Over Liquor Sales Permit Video included

    Updated: Aug 28, 2014 11:18 PM

    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... More>>

    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>>

    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 Video included

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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>>

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    • This Bud's For Real

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    • Boil Order For Parts Of Geneseo-LIFTED

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      Thursday, August 28 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:31:16 GMT
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    • Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

      Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

      Saturday, August 30 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:40:37 GMT
      The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a...More >>
      The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long...More >>
    • Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers

      Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers

      Saturday, August 30 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:31:11 GMT
      When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...More >>
      When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.More >>
    • Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

      Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

      Saturday, August 30 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:00:10 GMT
      The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.More >>
      The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.More >>
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