Members of the Rock Island Police Department will be wearing new pink breast cancer awareness badges during the month of October to support cancer awareness and help raise money for Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities.
During its council meeting Wednesday, Davenport Mayor Mike Matson said the city would open an investigation into claims made by Ald. Tim Kelly about a fellow alderman using the n-word after a city meeting in August.
A Rock Island High School cheerleader isn’t letting her disability stop her from doing what she loves. Ceci Padilla was born with Spina Bifida, a condition in which her spinal cord didn’t fully develop, but she’s proving that you can do anything you put your mind to.
Many of the legislators praising U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein called her a “trailblazer” for women. Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the “Year of the Woman” and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90. U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, lauded Feinstein for creating a path for the future of girls across the nation.