Katrina Lamansky

Recent Articles

  • Patients battling cancer find support through Gilda’s Club

    Posted on: 8:25 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 08:49am, April 22, 2014

    Helping survivors re-adapt to life after cancer is a key objective of Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities.
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  • Man’s poems inspired by late wife depict cancer’s journey

    Posted on: 8:22 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 08:27pm, April 21, 2014

    Bill Telle lost his wife to cancer about five years ago. As a member of Gilda’s Club, Telle says he...
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  • Sterling homeowner hurt trying to escape home invasion

    Posted on: 5:06 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 09:06am, April 22, 2014

    A Sterling man was injured when his home was broken into. Police are now searching for two people believed to be responsible.
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    Myron Cureton, photo from Sterling Police Department
  • Obamas open up South Lawn to eager children for Easter Egg Roll

    Posted on: 2:25 pm, April 21, 2014, by

    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined the Easter Bunny to welcome a crowd of children, parents and volunteers to the White House South Lawn on Monday for the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll.
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  • How some colleges are offering free textbooks

    Posted on: 12:54 pm, April 21, 2014, by

    A college student who works two jobs to support herself and pay tuition says when a new semester rolls around, she usually has to be choosy in which textbooks she buys. Or sometimes not buy any at all.
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  • Marshal shoots Utah defendant who rushed witness, feds say

    Posted on: 12:50 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 03:00pm, April 21, 2014

    A U.S. marshal shot a defendant in a federal courtroom in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Monday morning, a U.S. attorney's spokeswoman says. The defendant was shot after he rushed a witness who was on the witness stand, the spokeswoman said.
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  • Viral Video: Thousands of high school students make one-take music video

    Posted on: 12:38 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 12:44pm, April 21, 2014

    Thousands of high school students from Indiana had one common goal as they collaborated to make a massive music video.
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  • ‘Incredible’ — teen apparently survives flight to Hawaii in landing gear

    Posted on: 12:35 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 01:08pm, April 21, 2014

    The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused.
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  • Extreme password protection…how hackers keep themselves safe

    Posted on: 12:03 pm, April 21, 2014, by

    Want to stay safe on the Internet? It's time to rethink all your passwords.
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  • Flood gates to close in Clinton, Iowa

    Posted on: 11:24 am, April 21, 2014, by

    Flood gates at 9th Avenue North in Clinton, Iowa were closing. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014,...
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  • QC Government Bridge to be part of film

    Posted on: 10:17 am, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 02:42pm, April 21, 2014

    The Government Bridge in the Quad Cities was set to be part of a film about the engineer behind the structure.
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    Govt Bridge on Mississippi. Locks are closed but the water level is high enough they're probably not needed. (photo shared 4-21-13)
  • Nonprofits that pay top fundraisers $1 million (or more) a year

    Posted on: 10:06 am, April 21, 2014, by

    Getting people to donate money is a big business, and some universities, hospitals and other nonprofits are rewarding their top fundraisers with as much as $1 million to bring in the big bucks.
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