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  • Easter Eggs

    Where to find Easter activities around the Quad Cities

    Aledo: Easter Egg Hunt at New Life Assembly of God on Sat. April 4 at 2 p.m. The hunt includes over 5,000 eggs and there are lots of prizes. Open for kids ages 1 to 12. Bettendorf: Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt 2015 on Sat. March 21. Activities begin at 1 p.m. at Crow Creek Park soccer fields. Click here for details. Bettendorf: Palmer Grill Easter Brunch Buffet on Sun. April 5 at 10 a.m. Reservations are recommended, click here for […]

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon shuts down U. of Oklahoma chapter after racist video

    Racist SAE chant was taught at national leadership event, fraternity says

    Just two weeks ago, the national office condemned a racist chant that resulted in the shutdown of the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, saying, "The national fraternity does not teach such a racist, hateful chant..." The fraternity brothers probably "learned the song from fellow chapter members," SAE said. But in a Friday statement, the SAE national office said otherwise.

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    4-year-old makes solo middle-of-the-night bus trip for slushie

    “All I want is a slushie,” said a four-year-old girl as she boarded a bus at 3 a.m. by herself.

  • Caught in the Crypt

    Studio 8 presents Caught in the Crypt

    Who we are: Caught in the Crypt What our music is: Hard Rock What sets us apart from the rest: “[We] take our influences and use that in our writing to make music that sounds like none other. We have our own original style with a lot of energy that doesn’t sound like any other band, something that seems to be very hard nowadays and we take a lot of pride in that. We spend a lot of time practicing and writing to constantly improve and […]

  • Amanda Knox Verdict

    Tearful Amanda Knox says she’s glad to have her life back

    A tearful Amanda Knox said she is glad to have her life back after an eight-year legal drama that gripped the United States, Britain and Italy.

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    Should you be worried about arsenic in California wine?

    By Emanuella Grinberg (CNN) — A lawsuit that’s causing panic among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson. The deaths of Napoleon Bonaparte, Simon Bolivar, King George III, King Faisal I and other prominent figures have been attributed to arsenic poisoning, the first paragraph of the 30-page complaint says. And, now, drinkers of some California wine have become “unwitting ‘guinea pigs’ of arsenic exposure,” thanks to the negligent and misleading actions of dozens of California wineries, according […]

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    ‘Walking Dead’s’ big finale: Six shows to watch this week

    here are six shows to keep on your radar this week.

  • March Madness 2015 ncaa

    NCAA Sweet 16: Duke, Gonzaga, Louisville, Michigan State move on

    Gonzaga used to be the cool pick to score an upset in the early rounds of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. In recent years, the Mark Few-coached Bulldogs have been one of the teams that could win it all.

  • Amanda Knox Verdict

    Italian High Court overturns Amanda Knox murder conviction

    Italy's Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate, the court announced late Friday.

  • First U.S. Penny Sold for $1.2 Million

    First U.S. penny sold for $1.2 million

    The first U.S. penny is 223 years old, and is also worth a lot more than one cent.

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    Car runs off the road on 19th Street in Moline

    A vehicle ended up among a group of trees off Avenue of the Cities in Moline, Illinois.

  • road work

    Portion of 6th Ave. in Rock Island to close for construction this spring

    A portion of 6th Avenue in the northwest corner of Rock Island, Illinois will be blocked for construction.

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