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  • Silence Is Golden

    Silence Is Golden

    Apr 23, 2014 05:20 PM2014-04-24 12:46:15 GMT
    At Scott Community College, silence is golden and verbal communication is just about non-existent in one class. Students and instructors communicate in a language which is precious beyond words. TheMore >>
    At Scott Community College, silence is golden and verbal communication is just about non-existent in one class. Students and instructors communicate in a language which is precious beyond words. TheMore >>
  • Tiny SuperHeroes

    Tiny SuperHeroes

    Apr 23, 2014 07:27 AM2014-04-24 12:39:48 GMT
    She is a “super” fourth grade student at George O. Barr School in Silvis. Arika Wadsager is doing her best to make it a brighter day for kids with disabilities or illnesses.More >>
    She is a “super” fourth grade student at George O. Barr School in Silvis. Arika Wadsager is doing her best to make it a brighter day for kids with disabilities or illnesses.
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  • Hyped About History

    Hyped About History

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:56:50 GMT
    It’s countdown to competition. Almost forty students from the North Scott School District will participate in the Iowa National History Day competitions in the next few weeks.More >>
    It’s countdown to competition. Almost forty students from the North Scott School District will participate in the Iowa National History Day competitions in the next few weeks.More >>
  • Food School

    Food School

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:20:09 GMT
    For many children, the thought of eating food is scary. Four year old Owen Hunt of Colona makes a mad dash for the food room at the Genesis Pediatric Therapy Center in Bettendorf. Occupational TherapistMore >>
    For many children, the thought of eating food is scary. Four year old Owen Hunt of Colona makes a mad dash for the food room at the Genesis Pediatric Therapy Center in Bettendorf. Occupational TherapistMore >>
  • A Link To The Past

    A Link To The Past

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:31:10 GMT
    A Davenport man says the phonograph and records are a link to his great grandfather. Neal Smith has a passion for preserving the past. Especially the 1907 Victrola and about one hundred fifty recordsMore >>
    A Davenport man says the phonograph and records are a link to his great grandfather. Neal Smith has a passion for preserving the past. Especially the 1907 Victrola and about one hundred fifty recordsMore >>
  • 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 >>