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    Rock Island Co. Democrats Choose Bustos As Replacement Sheriff Candidate Video included

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    Rock Island County Democrats chose their sheriff candidate for the November ballot.Their choice, current interim Sheriff Gerry Bustos.The decision comes just days after Bustos was sworn in as Sheriff to fill the void left by Sheriff Jeff Boyd. He resigned last week after pleading guilty to a charge of attempted official misconduct.It was related to a cyberstalking investigation. Court records show Boyd had pursued an undocumented woman from Mexico he met at a Rock Island gym through text mess... More>>

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    Trimming Costs On New R.I. Police Station Video included

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    More progress is being made on the new Rock Island Police station. On Monday, council approves a bid package for the project which has been decades in the making.  More>>

    Unseasonably Cold Weather Affects Businesses Video included

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    Mid-September often feels like the last moments of summer. However, with average temperatures at only about 65 degrees so far this year, it seems more like an early fall. Some local businesses are seeing an impact. More>>

    Going Paperless: Helping Scott Co. Residents Navigate The Court System Faster

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    Going paperless. A new electronic system to help Scott County residents navigate the court system faster. Whether you need to file a police report or file a small claim, you can do it all from the comfort of your own home.

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    How To Protect Yourself From Cold & Flu Video included

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    It's that time of year when you need to start thinking about cold and flu season, but health experts say you can stop it from spreading to you. Sheri Dobereiner, a Rock Island County Health Department nurse says if you're proactive now, you won't be sorry later."Clean your hands. Frequent hand washing prevents a number of different diseases and the spread of flu," Dobereiner said. "Cover your cough. Without doing that, it will increase chances of it spreading from one person to another. Final... More>>

    Davenport Apartment Fire Forces Evacuation

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    Some scary moments for people in a Davenport apartment building after a fire Monday morning forced an evacuation.The fire broke out about 9:30 a.m. at Winding Hill apartment complex at 1825 Winding Hill Road.The fire was isolated to an apartment on the third floor of the building and was quickly put out, according to District Fire Chief, Robbie Minnaert.“When our crews arrived, they found a fire in a third floor apartment,” said Chief Minnaert.Firefighters moved quickly to evacuate two dozen ... More>>

    Fire At Winding Hills Apartment Complex In Davenport Video included

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    A fire at the Winding Hills apartment complex in Davenport forced an entire building to be evacuated. Firefighters were called to the Eastern Avenue complex around 9:30 a.m... More>>

    Local Attack Ads Air Ahead Of Decision 2014 Video included

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    With elections less than two months away, campaign season is in full force. Many political analysts say attack advertisements are not only becoming more common, but they're also effective.  More>>

    Should Uber Come To The Quad Cities? Video included

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    It's a ride sharing service that's like a taxi cab that's run through a mobile application on your cell phone. All you do is request a driver and the application gives a estimation of how long it'll take the driver to arrive. The service is only in larger cities like LA and Chicago and most recently made its debut in Des Moines. Community leaders want it to come to the Quad Cities. "I think the ball is rolling," said Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher. Gallagher says a few weeks ago, an Uber repr... More>>

    Local Vietnam Veteran Locates Photos For Statewide Search Video included

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    A special mission to locate photos of every Iowan killed in the Vietnam War is nearly complete. For the last two years, Thomas Brickman, a Vietnam War veteran from Janesville, IA, has searched for more than 500 photos of the total 853 Iowans killed in action in Vietnam. More>>

    Quad Cities Cruisers Give Back to Community

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    The Quad Cities Cruisers are putting their proceeds from this season to work in the QCA. On Saturday, they held a big check presentation for the three community organizations they have been collecting money to support this year. More>>

    Urban Deer Hunt Season Off To Slow Start Video included

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    Saturday marks the start of the season in Davenport. It's a popular activity that encourages hunters to bring out their bows, while at the same time has them hoping to bring home a deer and keep the population down. Organizers told TV-6 that today things were off to a slow start. Davenport hunt coordinator Darel Kendrick says this time last year he had already seen 15 deer, but Saturday he had only seen one. Kendricks believes a few factors are to blame. He says there are a lot of activities ... More>>

    9th Annual Preach-Off Held in East Moline Video included

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    Area preachers were going head to head in a friendly competition in East Moline Saturday. Organizers say it's good way for ministers to practice their improvisational skills. More>>

    Hometown Teams Exhibit Opens at Rock Island Library Video included

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    It was a special celebration for a special new exhibit at the Rock Island Main Library on Saturday. "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America" is a traveling Smithsonian Museum exhibit that made its debut in the QCA this weekend. More>>

    Favorite Fan Made Honorary Coach On 101st Birthday Video included

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    High school football teams have all kinds of followers from students to alumni and community members. Some of them die hard fans. Friday, one local team did something very special for one of their long-time supporters. More>>

    Fill the Truck to Help Fight Hunger Video included

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    An event Friday evening was all about feeding a healthy rivalry and feeding the community. More>>

    New Rock Island County Sheriff Sworn In Video included

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    There is a new sheriff in town. Just one day after Rock Island County Sheriff Jeff Boyd resigned an interim sheriff was sworn-in Friday. Moments after Sheriff Gerald Bustos was sworn in, he told reporters that he doesn't plan on running for the job in November. That means county democratic leaders have to find a replacement. "This day comes with a heavy heart. Although it would be a celebration in another situation, today is not so much a celebration for me," said Sheriff Bustos. "As sheriff ... More>>

    $1.8 Billion Iowa Fertilizer Facility Half Way Done

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    One of the biggest projects to break ground in Iowa is coming in at a cost of $1.8 billion. It's located in Wever. It's about halfway done and is expected to be completed in 2015. Governor Terry Branstad toured the facility this morning that he said will save Iowa farmers money... More>>

    McVay Trial Delayed Video included

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    The man accused of killing Davenport's Carrie Olson made another appearance in a Rock Island County courtroom. Timothy McVay, 39, is charged with first degree murder ... 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 September 7, 2014; More>>

    IL Bill Could Raise Fines To Fund Police Body Cams Video included

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    In the wake of the controversy in Ferguson, Missouri police body cameras have been a topic of much discussion. A new bill introduced in Illinois would help police departments purchase them. More>>

    Williamsfield Residents Voice Cemetery Concerns

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    A cemetery is meant to be solemn ground, but some families say their loved ones are being disrespected and their final resting places disturbed. They say it's happening at Williamsfield Cemetery. With expansive green lawns and big shade trees, you can see why someone would choose it as a final resting place. But residents say the peace and tranquility here was shattered by the very people supposed to maintain it.  More>>

    Construction Woes For Residents Living Near Genesis East Expansion Video included

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    Genesis East medical center is getting bigger and not all of their neighbors are happy about it. They're upset about the noise, traffic and mess of construction in their neighborhood."We don't feel like we should have to alter our lives to suit the hospital," resident Jeremiah Rindler said. "It's normally pretty quiet. kids running up and down the streets. You don't have to worry about nothing."Rindler has been a resident in the neighborhood for six years and says things have changed since co... More>>

    Elderly Couple Tie Knot After 70 Years Video included

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    Seventy years is a lifetime for many of us but for Vivian and Alice, it wasn't too late to get married. Now in their 90's, together for more than 70 years, they tie the knot. More>>

    Sherrard Students Receive First Responder Training Video included

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    Volunteer first responders in rural areas, like fire and ambulance services, say it's getting harder to find people willing to serve in their communities. A group of high school students in Sherrard are being trained for EMS, hoping they will donate their time down the road. More>>

    RICO Sheriff Charged With Attempted Misconduct/Resigns Video included

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    Rock Island County Sheriff Jeff Boyd has resigned after being charged with attempted official misconduct, a misdemeanor. More>>

    Thousands Remembered At Rock Island Arsenal Memorial Walk Video included

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    Hundreds of people gathered at the Rock Island Arsenal to remember those who lost their lives in the September 11th terror attacks and the war on terror since... More>>

    New Construction Up For Discussion In LeClaire

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    Two local companies are looking to expand in LeClaire, Iowa and as luck would have it, they both produce alcohol. The Mississippi River Distilling Company is planning a 1,500-square-foot expansion... More>>

    Child Molester Initially Sentenced To Prison Gets Probation Video included

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    A mother is horrified with what happened to her daughter, and with what courts decided to do about it. A Burlington man is now on probation after molesting a girl in summer 2013. More>>

    Bartenders In Reynolds, IL Come Face To Face With Man Wanted For Murder

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    A wife dead. Her husband in the hospital. Both of them, stabbed in Davenport. And last night, police caught up with the man they say is responsible: Gary Fortune... More>>

    TC Retirement: A Look Back At The JDC And Bix Video included

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    Here's a look back at Thom's coverage of two of the Quad Cities' biggest events, The John Deere Classic and the Bix. More>>

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      Monday, September 15 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:27:58 GMT
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