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  • 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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    Madison Keys advances to next round in Australian Open

    Madison Keys is into the Round of 16 at the Australian Open. In her third run in the Australian Open, Rock Island-native Madison Keys made it through round three and into the round of 16. Keys went up against Petra Kvitova in the third round Saturday, January 24, 2015, taking the first and second set 6-4 and 7-6. Keys was set to play Madison Brengle next in the tournament. Click here for the tournament schedule at the Australian Open.

  • Bill Belichick

    Patriots coach: ‘We followed the rules of the game’

    New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick insisted Saturday that the Patriots organization had done nothing wrong, as controversy continues over under-inflated footballs used in Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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    Sarah Palin ‘seriously interested’ in 2016 run

    Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate was asked if she's interested in running for the White House. "Of course," she said.

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    Flights headed for Atlanta airport land safely after threats

    (CNN) — F-16 fighter jets escorted two passenger planes into Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Saturday after a bomb threat made on Twitter was deemed credible, according to military officials. Southwest Airlines Flight 2492 and Delta Flight 1156 landed safely at the airport and were being searched by bomb disposal and canine units, according to airline officials. Delta spokesman Morgan Durant said, “It was a Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, Georgia, flight. Delta is supporting the sweeping process carried out by […]

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    Second record weekend for ‘American Sniper’

    In its second weekend of wide release, "American Sniper" is poised to again outperform Hollywood expectations and make well over $60 million.

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    ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks dies at 83

    By Ed Payne and Greg Botelho (CNN) — The next time Ernie Banks plays two — as he liked to say, feeling one baseball game a day wasn’t enough — it will be in the diamond in the sky. The former Negro League upstart turned Cubs legend turned favorite son of Chicago died Friday in the Illinois city, family attorney Mark Bogen said. Banks was 83. Bogen said that Banks’ death Friday evening at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital “was not […]

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    2 Marines die after their helicopter crashes in Southern California

    Two Marines died after their helicopter crashed on a training mission in Southern California, the military said in a statement.

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