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  • Beagle

    Viral Video: Dog feels bad after stealing baby’s toy

    A baby girl started to cry after the family beagle, Charlie, took one of her toys. You can see that once Charlie realizes he upset the baby, he does everything he can think of to make it up to her.

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    Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

    Wildfires spanning almost 250,000 acres are driving hundreds of people from their homes in Washington state and across the border in Canada, officials said.

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    New York man dies after chokehold by police

    Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. Seconds later, the officer behind him grabbed the 350-pound man in a chokehold and pulled him to the sidewalk, rolling him onto his stomach.

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    ‘Patriot’ actress Skye McCole Bartusiak dead at 21

    Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21.

  • James Garner

    Actor James Garner dies at 86

    James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multi-generational success on both the small and big screen, has died. He was 86.

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    British Open: Rory McIlroy triumphs at Hoylake

    Rory McIlroy emerged triumphant at the end of a testing final round to win the British Open title at Hoylake Sunday to claim the third major title of his career.

  • Junior National Pool Championships held in Davenport

    Davenport was the gathering place for kids from all over the country who share a special talent- billiards. The Junior National Pool Championships took place Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Sharky’s Billiards. In 2013, there was an unofficial tournament with just 60 kids. The tournament has since grown and some players even came into town from Canada for the competition. “It’s amazing to see what this has grown to,” said Quad Cities American Poolplayers Association League operator Meghan Howell. “My […]

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    Florida jury awards $23.6 billion to widow in smoking lawsuit

    A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.

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    Two sent to prison for selling drugs in the Davenport area for more than a decade

    Two men have been sentenced to prison for selling various drugs in the Davenport area for more than a decade. According to U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt 34-year-old Delbert Lorenzo Sykes, Jr. and 30-year-old Darross Tyrese Sykes were convicted of conspiracy to distribute cocaine base, cocaine, and marijuana. Klinefeldt said that from the early 2000s to roughly August of 2013, Delbert and Darross worked together and with others to sell cocaine base, cocaine, and marijuana in the Davenport area. During […]

  • Dekhockey

    Unique form of hockey is played in regular shoes

    You don’t normally lace up your shoes to play hockey, but with this unique sport, you do.

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    Rock Island man arrested after Moline Cash Store robbery

    A Rock Island man has been arrested in connection with the reported robbery of the Cash Store in Moline.

  • QC leaders call on Congress to act on climate change issues

    Several leaders in the Quad Cities met up to discuss climate change issues as flooding on the Mississippi River continues to disrupt Modern Woodmen Park.