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  • Newborn Found Abandoned in LA Riverbed

    Newborn found buried alive alongside Los Angeles area walking path

    The crying coming from under a block of asphalt sounded like it was from a cat to Angelica Blount. But it turned out to be an abandoned baby that police say was deliberately buried under debris along a Los Angeles area walking path.

  • The U.S. intelligence community on Sunday will cease its bulk collection of telephone metadata.
The government will move to a more "focused and targeted" approach in gathering intelligence, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said in a statement.

    NSA ends bulk phone data collection

    The U.S. intelligence community on Sunday will cease its bulk collection of telephone metadata.

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    Pennsylvania police officer killed after responding to domestic dispute

    (CNN) — A Pennsylvania police officer was shot to death after responding to a call about a domestic dispute, authorities said. The officer, Lloyd Reed, confronted a man involved in the dispute late Saturday at a home in the Western Pennsylvania community of New Florence, said State Police Trooper Stephen Limani. The man, Ray Allen Shetler Jr., shot Reed and is then believed to have fled the scene, Limani said. Reed, who had more than 20 years’ experience as a […]

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    Poll: What are the best gifts to give/get?

    What’s your ideal gift to receive and give? Tell us below! (Note- be sure to scroll down and take both polls) See More: This season’s most popular gift cards 

  • J.C. Penney Black Friday shopping

    Mobile shopping surged on Black Friday

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Black Friday sales soared on portable devices. Investing in better apps and mobile shopping sites paid off for retailers this year, IBM said Saturday, and digital sales were up 21.5% from last year. Another report from Adobe said Americans spent more than $2.7 billion online Friday. That’s a 14.3% increase from last year based on Adobe’s tracking methods. Both companies said shoppers filled their virtual shopping carts on their smartphones and tablets more than laptop and […]

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    This $5 computer sold out in a day

    Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again. The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and sold out of it online within a day.

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    Tracy Morgan on coma: ‘I went to the other side’ and spoke to God

    Tracy Morgan says his life will never be the same after a near-fatal car crash in June 2014 -- and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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    How to get Santa Claus to respond to your child’s letter

    When their letter is ready to go, here’s how you can send your child’s Christmas wishes to Santa. With a little finessing, the United States Postal Service can help get your child’s letter to Santa.  Once the letter is signed and sealed, make sure your son or daughter addresses it to Santa Claus, North Pole. Let them know you’ll stick a stamp on it and mail it for them. Click here to see where your child can visit Santa this […]

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    Where you can see Santa Claus this season

    With Christmas approaching, Santa Claus will certainly be making the rounds. We've gotten a copy of his schedule, so take a look!

  • WQAD Studio 8

    WQAD Studio 8 featured band contact form

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

  • Dee Bruemmer, photo from Scott County

    Impacting leader of Scott County announces retirement

    After spending roughly 35 years serving the City of Davenport, Scott County Administrator Dee F. Bruemmer has decided to retire. Bruemmer is expected to retire in the spring of 2016, a plan she discussed with the Board of Supervisors at a regular meeting.  Bruemmer spent 27 years as an assistant administrator in Davenport, and in August of 2008 was appointed as County Administrator. Scott County Board Members recognized Bruemmer’s many years of service and impact on the community over the last […]

  • Photo from Muscatine Police

    Muscatine K9 officer gets extra layer of protection

    A K9 officer with the Muscatine Police Department in Iowa now has an extra layer of protection- a bullet and stab protective vest.


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