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A longtime Rock Island, Ill. business is coming down.

As the former owner watched, the building that housed Blackhawk TV and Repair for 41 years was demolished Wednesday morning, April 23, 2014.

It's located on the corner of Blackhawk Road and Eleventh Street and is being torn down so a turn lane can be built.  

The owner says the TV sales and repair business has gone down dramatically, so they decided to close.

He says the building was first built as a grocery store when Eleventh Street was a dirt road.

It also once housed a drug store and an antique store.
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