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  • Hats Off

    Hats Off

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:26:59 GMT
    Jean Black says it's a tribute to the faces of her community. The photographer from Clinton has created a downtown photo gallery featuring two hundred photos. She calls the gallery Hats Off To The Future.More >>
    Jean Black says it's a tribute to the faces of her community. The photographer from Clinton has created a downtown photo gallery featuring two hundred photos. She calls the gallery Hats Off To The Future.More >>
  • Heart of a Champion

    Heart of a Champion

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:44:38 GMT
    She is five years old, has a twin brother, and is a very courageous little girl. Sydney Mowen is a fighter. She was born with a congenital heart defect, and has undergone five open heart surgeries. HerMore >>
    She is five years old, has a twin brother, and is a very courageous little girl. Sydney Mowen is a fighter. She was born with a congenital heart defect, and has undergone five open heart surgeries. HerMore >>
  • Pillow Talk

    Pillow Talk

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:05:06 GMT
    They call themselves sorority sisters. This group of women use their time and talent to brighten the day for hospital patients. Using scissors and sewing machines, polyester stuffing, and vibrant materials,More >>
    They call themselves sorority sisters. This group of women use their time and talent to brighten the day for hospital patients. Using scissors and sewing machines, polyester stuffing, and vibrant materials,More >>
  • Swimming Sensation

    Swimming Sensation

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:20:11 GMT
    Why crawl when you can fly! That's the attitude eleven year old Isaac Hays has every time he goes swimming. Hays is from Eldridge. He is a profile in courage. Isaac was born with a right leg shorterMore >>
    Why crawl when you can fly! That's the attitude eleven year old Isaac Hays has every time he goes swimming. Hays is from Eldridge. He is a profile in courage. Isaac was born with a right leg shorterMore >>
  • Quartrio and the Classics

    Quartrio and the Classics

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:13:16 GMT
    The decorations, and the string music speak of Mozart and Spring. The formal dining room at Jerry Henry's home in LeClaire is where four musicians present  a house concert. The ensemble is called QuartrioMore >>
    The decorations, and the string music speak of Mozart and Spring. The formal dining room at Jerry Henry's home in LeClaire is where four musicians present  a house concert. The ensemble is called QuartrioMore >>
  • Living The Dream

    Living The Dream

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-04-10 13:50:38 GMT
    Jacob Bancks says he is living the dream. The thirty two year Augustana College instructor is making his mark in the world of concert music. Sitting behind a piano, with pencil and paper, Bancks says heMore >>
    Jacob Bancks says he is living the dream. The thirty two year Augustana College instructor is making his mark in the world of concert music. Sitting behind a piano, with pencil and paper, Bancks says heMore >>
  • Davenport: Then and Now

    Davenport: Then and Now

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:20:07 GMT
    It's a treasure chest containing history about the city of Davenport. In the basement of the Main Street Library is a section which is off limits to the public. It is the storage room where thousandsMore >>
    It's a treasure chest containing history about the city of Davenport. In the basement of the Main Street Library is a section which is off limits to the public. It is the storage room where thousandsMore >>