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    Funeral services planned for Lyric Cook-Morrissey

    Funeral services for Lyric Cook have been set for Saturday, December 29.

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    Unemployment in QC at lowest level since 2008

    A new report released Thursday revealed that unemployment in the QC has dropped to its lowest level in roughly four years.

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    New year comes new laws in Illinois

    More than 150 new laws go into effect come January 1st, 2013.

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    Woman comes home to find sex offender folding laundry

    A Cook County woman came home on Christmas to find a strange man folding her laundry in her Irving Park neighborhood apartment, police said.

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    Iowa DOT: No licenses for illegal immigrants

    The Iowa Department of Transportation says it will not issue driver’s licenses to young illegal immigrants who are now eligible to work in the U.S. under the Obama administration deferred prosecution policy. The department released a press release Thursday stating that Iowa law does not allow it to issue driver’s licenses or non-operator identification cards to people who are not in the country legally. According to KCRG-TV, the department has issued at least one driver’s license and one non-operator’s ID […]

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    Mother daughter team caught shoplifting

    A Central Iowa woman has been arrested for allegedly working alongside her three juvenile children to shoplift from a department store.

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    Newtown official: We’re overwhelmed, so please stop mailing us packages

    Newtown, Connecticut, has received so many gifts since the Dec. 14 massacre that a local official is kindly asking people to stop sending them.

  • Condom dispensers to be installed in high schools

    Philadelphia will be installing condom dispensers in all 22 city high schools before students return from their Christmas break.

  • A wonderful, winter ride for first timer

    It was a day of firsts for a young boy visiting the Quad Cities from Chicago. Santiago Timion went sledding for the first time at Moline’s Prospect Park on his brand new sled. The thrill seeker for life wasn’t satisfied with just one trip down the hill. WQAD crews say he quickly sprinted back up to the top for round two.

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    New charge against Marne man for shooting dog

    A man accused of shooting and killing the dog of a woman with ties to the Quad Cities is facing a new animal abuse charge.

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    Silvis reported 11 water main breaks since November

    The City of Silvis has reported 11 water main breaks in the city since November 2012.  There was a report of a water main break at 1130 12th Street Thursday morning. According to a press release, a boil order was issued for those residents living in that area. Repairs crews were quickly dispatched to the area and were able to fix the break within 2 hours. Crews on the scene said no boil order was issued to residents living in […]

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    Arizona plan would arm principals

    Arizona's attorney general proposed arming one principal or employee at each school to defend against attacks such as the recent Connecticut school massacre.