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  • Why October is the best month to ‘Adopt a Shelter Dog’

    We had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Perkins on Good Morning Quad Cities.

  • Nearly 2,300 without power in the Quad Cities

    UPDATE: As of 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, power had been restored to all but a handful of MidAmerican customers in the Quad Cities. According to the outage map, about 45 households were still without power near Andalusia, Illinois, due to an equipment problem. As storms blew through Saturday evening, power was out to 2,288 MidAmerican Energy customers in the Quad Cities. Most of the affected customers were in Davenport, where MidAmerican was reporting about 930 without power. See […]

  • WQAD Studio 8 featured band contact form

    Local bands and musicians! Here's your chance to share your original music with the QC.

  • Crews find victim inside burning Bettendorf trailer

    It happened just before 1:30 a.m. off Valley Drive, right next to Bettendorf RV Boat and Vehicle.

  • If you fear Friday the 13th you have friggatriskaidekaphobia

    If you’re wary of Friday the 13th, you might have friggatriskaidekaphobia. The Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in North Carolina estimated that 17-21 million people were affected by friggatriskaidekaphobia in the early 2000s. National Geographic reported that in the early 2000s, an estimated 17 – 21 million people had friggatriskaidekaphobia, according to the founder of the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in North Carolina, Donald Dossey. Symptoms of friggatriskaidekaphobia are high anxiety, panic attacks, nausea, dry mouth, and loss of control. But […]

  • Iowa-bound traffic backup clears on I-74 in Moline

    Update: Traffic is moving smoothly again.  Iowa DOT cameras show that the congestion has cleared and vehicles are moving at a normal speed. MOLINE, Illinois — Iowa-bound vehicles are backing up on Interstate 74 this morning. Iowa Department of Transportation cameras showed the backup from the foot of the bridge and beyond the Avenue of the Cities entrance.  Cameras are showing that bridge traffic seems to be moving freely. No word yet on what is causing the backup. Click here […]

  • Illinois Route 41 near Galesburg reopens after unsafe driving conditions cause multiple crashes

    Illinois Route 41 is closed in both directions in the Galesburg area.

  • Community ‘painted rocks’ game spreads to fire safety group

    "The Painted Rock Game" is spreading and more and more communities around the Quad Cities are joining in.

  • Cherry juice and other ways to reduce post-exercise soreness

    By Robert J. Davis (CNN) — I have a confession: I don’t mind exercise-related pain. In fact, I welcome it. Now before you conclude that I’m a masochist, let me explain: The type of pain I’m talking about is soreness that comes after exercise and may last for a few days before going away. Known as delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS for short, it’s a sign that your workout is making you stronger. I consider it “good” pain. That’s […]

  • When you can watch the Chicago Blackhawks on MyTV 8.3

    Click here for a printable version Blackhawks Schedule 17-18of this schedule. 

  • When you can watch the Chicago Bulls on My-TV 8.3

            Click here for a printable copy of the Chicago Bulls schedule

  • Muscatine musician wrote in the dorms at U of Northern Iowa

    Who I am: Carter Williams What my music is: Acoustic Rock What sets my music apart from the rest: “ I wrote “Figure It out: Acoustic Unplugged” in the dorms at the University of Northern Iowa while taking on a full schedule as a political science major. The struggle of balancing school and working on music isn’t easy, and it’s certainly not the only struggle that has faced me being a college musician. There seemed to be no time to record during the school year […]