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    Watch: Engineer offers explanation to The Dress color debate

    While the internet debated what the true color scheme of #TheDress was, several people offered explanations. Some of the explanations chalked it up to the cones and rods in our eyes. Another explanation by an engineer at PIX11 in New York, Bob Gross, said the image color was based on brightness and saturation on your computer screen.  

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    Lupita Nyong’o’s $150,000 pearl Oscars dress stolen

    The $150,000 pearl-studded gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o to Sunday's Academy Awards was stolen Wednesday from her hotel room in West Hollywood, California.

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    Viral Video: Sassy grandma defends teen’s YouTube channel

    A YouTuber known for the videos he makes with his grandma took some time to read and react to the “hate comments” he found on his channel. Kevin has introduced his grandma to the internet, and the internet to his grandma, through the countless videos he has made with her; from taking selfies, to carving pumpkins and everything in between. In his latest video published on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, Kevin’s grandma put on her “hater blockers” as they read their not-so-loving comments.

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    Cable news and social media go all in on #LlamaWatch

    Thursday afternoon, social media and cable news were captivated when two escaped llamas ran free through Sun City, Arizona.

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    Photos: Before and After the snow fell

    Flurries started moving in the the QC Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Snowfall came down fairly heavy throughout the day, making for some very visible changes on the roadways between noon and 6 p.m. Got great snow photos? Click here to share them! 

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    Viral Video: This mom is definitely sick of snow days

    After experiencing three days of school cancellations, this mom has reached the end of her rope. Along with Disney’s hit movie “Frozen” playing in the background, the mentally exhausted mom hears her child repeatedly singing the songs from the movie. Related: This is the best way to tell kids it’s a snow day  She then tells the camera that if it were possible, she would strangle the cartoon characters from that movie.

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    Photos: Even more wildlife in the QC

    From geese on the Mississippi River to white tailed deer and everything in between, wildlife can be seen in many places in the Quad Cities area.

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    Multiple undercover drug buys lands Sterling man in jail

    In January of 2015, the Dixon Police Department started an investigation into the sale of cocaine in the area, according to a statement from Chief Danny Langloss Jr. During the investigation, police found out that 36-year-old Joshua W. Hall had been selling cocaine in the Sauk Valley area.

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    What Obama might veto next

    When President Barack Obama rejected a bill approving the Keystone pipeline Tuesday, he opened a new era of governing -- one where vetoes are a lot more common.

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    Abercrombie & Fitch sued after not hiring Muslim applicant because of headscarf

    Samantha Elauf was apprehensive to interview for a sales job at retailer Abercrombie & Fitch in 2008 because the 17 year old wore a headscarf in accordance with her Muslim faith. But a friend of hers, who worked at the store, said he didn't think it would be a problem as long as the headscarf wasn't black because the store doesn't sell black clothes.

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    Former ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant slain

    (CNN) — Mirjana Puhar, a recent contestant on “America’s Next Top Model,” was found dead in a triple homicide Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to police reports. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to a call Tuesday evening that three people appeared to be dead in a Charlotte home. Officers discovered the bodies of Puhar, 19, Jonathan Cosme Alvarado, 23, and Jusmar Isiah Gonzaga-Garcia, 21. Puhar appeared on “America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 21, the most recent season of the […]

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    Southwest Airlines grounds 128 aircraft after missing inspections

    Southwest Airlines grounded 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft on Tuesday after discovering it had missed some required inspections.

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