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  • Gordon Lasley Jr. photo from Linn County Iowa Jail

    Iowa man convicted of killing parents with machete

    An Iowa man was convicted of killing his parents with a machete on the Meskwaki Nation Settlement.

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    WQAD Studio 8 featured band contact form

    Local bands and musicians! Here's your chance to share your original music with the QC.

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    Bears’ quarterback Jay Cutler to be benched

    The Bears’ starting quarterback, Jay Cutler, has been benched for Jimmy Clausen. The Chicago team was set to bench Cutler Sunday, December 21 for their game against the Detroit Lions, according to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. To repeat and now confirmed: Bears starting QB Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler on Sunday vs. Detroit, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 17, 2014 Coach Marc Trestman had reportedly considered benching Cutler during the Bears’ game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers […]

  • Johns Hopkins

    Whoops! Johns Hopkins sends out acceptances to rejected students

    The Washington Post reported that almost 300 students who had been rejected by Johns Hopkins University received a joyous shock over the weekend when the prestigious Baltimore school sent them emails telling them to "Embrace the YES!"

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    Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ after major theaters pull out

    Sony on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 said it would cancel next week's planned release of "The Interview," after most of the country's largest theater chains had decided not to show it.

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    Moline-Coal Valley School District wants input on transportation plans

    If you’ve been impacted by the elementary school boundary changes in the Moline-Coal Valley School District, your input is wanted. The district has put together a Transportation & Safety Survey aimed at collecting information to help figure out transportation plans, according to a statement from Superintendent Dr. David Moyer. They’re also looking to identify problems there may be with any sidewalks and crosswalks students may be using. Click here to take the survey. The survey is also available in Spanish. […]

  • Water contamination in West Virginia

    Six charged in West Virginia water contamination

    Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges.

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    Photos: Even more wildlife in the QC

    Wildlife can be seen in many places in the Quad Cities. From geese on the Mississippi River to white tailed deer and everything in between. Click here for information on Iowa’s wildlife. Click here for information on wildlife in Illinois. See more photos of Quad City wildlife — click here.

  • Sunset from Beacon Harbor, East Moline

    Share your photos: Even more sunset and sunrise pics

    See & share beautiful sunrise and sunset photos right here! To see even more sunrise and sunset photos, click here.

  • Fire

    One found dead at burning Moline home

    One person was found dead at a Moline, Illinois home that was reportedly on fire.

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    River Drive Exit Ramp on I-74 Re-opens in Moline

    Drivers traveling down River Drive in Moline can expect to see construction crews out this week.

  • Iowa and Illinois bowl bids announced

    Though the Hawkeyes and the Illini are not in the final four, both teams have been given a bowl bid.

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