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  • Rockridge cheerleader says she loves excitement of sport and cheering for God

    Rockridge cheerleader Sierra Wray says she loves cheerleading and cheering for God. The senior cheerleader, who has several other involvements including CrimeStoppers, French Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes, described how she loves the excitement of her sport. “It’s a great feeling,” Wray said. “I love cheerleading, I love getting out in front of the crowd, getting everybody pumped up for games, just like the excitement that everyone feels. Especially when we’re at home… The student section’s crazy, the parents […]

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    NYC mayor: Coming storm like ‘we’ve never seen before’

    A monster snow storm is expected to slam into the northeast Monday and Tuesday, dumping what could be up to 3 feet of snow in Boston and New York, with freezing rain and strong gusts -- possibly reaching hurricane level -- from northern New Jersey through southern Connecticut.

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    LISTEN: 4-year-old’s 911 call saves pregnant mother

    Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

  • Iowa Freedom Summit

    2016 presidential hopefuls take the stage in Iowa

    The 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa got its unofficial start Saturday with a marathon of speeches, giving close to a dozen potential candidates a chance to introduce (or re-introduce) themselves to a core group of caucus-goers roughly one year before the contest.

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    Obamacare website cuts back on sharing your personal data

    The government has stopped openly sharing your personal information from the Obamacare website with private companies.

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    Bob Dylan has a ‘gift’ for AARP members: Free copy of his new album

    Bob Dylan is sending seniors free copies of his latest album, tucking 50,000 copies into the next edition of "AARP The Magazine," according to the retirement group.

  • Joe Franklin

    Late night radio and TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin dies at 88

    New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88.

  • International artist showcases work at Figge in Davenport, Iowa

    A new exhibit has opened at the Figge in Davenport, Iowa featuring work from an international artist.

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    RAGBRAI Route Announced: Ride to end in Davenport

    An estimated 300 people were at the 43rd RAGBRAI route unveiling party Saturday, January 24. The cities were announced at random and placed in order. The route is as follows: Sioux City, Storm Lake, Fort Dodge, Eldora, Cedar Falls, Hiawatha, Coralville, and finally Davenport. The last time RAGBRAI was in Davenport was in 2011. RAGBRAI begins Sunday, July 19 and goes through Saturday, July 25. This year’s RAGBRAI is set to cover 462.2 miles across the state of Iowa, according to […]

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    SkyMall catalog lands in bankruptcy

    The SkyMall catalog, a dog-eared best friend to bored and lonely fliers for 25 years, has filed for bankruptcy.

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    Employee dies after being injured at Kewanee manufacturing plant

    An employee at a Kewanee, Illinois manufacturing plant died after he was injured on the job.

  • Armed robbery reported at Taylor Ridge Post Office

    Two employees at the Taylor Ridge Post Office in Rock Island County, Illinois were robbed at gunpoint. Shortly after 8:30 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015 a male with a handgun went into the Taylor Ridge Post Office and demanded money, according to a statement from the Rock Island County Sheriff. There were two employees inside the building when the armed robbery happened, said Communications Specialist for the U.S. Postal Service, Stacey St. John.  The alleged robber reportedly forced his way into […]

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