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    Poll: More people prefer a male boss

    In the 1950s, Americans were asked, "If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?"

  • SouthPark Mall lets kids trick-or-treat early

    Kids had a chance to trick-or-treat early this Halloween, and they didn’t have to brave the chilly temps.

  • These 2 racoons were on the chimney of our neighbors old garage in Davenport.

    Photos: More wildlife in the Quad Cities

    Beautiful wildlife can be found all around the Quad Cities. Share the moments in nature that you capture in this gallery! See more photos of Quad City wildlife — click here. Share your wildlife photos — click here!

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    Photos: How Quad Citians celebrate Halloween

    Some people decorate their homes, others go all-out on their costumes.  Pets sometimes even get into the Halloween spirit. So… How do you celebrate Halloween? Share your photos! Check out Halloween events and attractions around the Quad Cities — click here.

  • 3-D coaching adds extra element to traditional methods

    Jeff Duke, the creator of three-dimensional coaching said it’s not a business, it’s a method. 3-D coaching adds an extra element to traditional coaching that gets coaches to look at athletes in a three-dimentional way. “It’s been around for a long time, the idea that we are three dimensional,” Duke said, “so if athletes, which are human beings, if we coach them in three dimensions, you end up getting an athlete that is totally committed to this cause. He said […]

  • Portion of 12th Avenue closes for construction in East Moline

    In East Moline pavement replacement is scheduled on 12th Avenue between 1st Street and 7th Street.  This work will close the roadway. Starting at 7 a.m. Monday, October 20, workers will be removing an old railroad track that hasn’t been used in “many years,” according to Dave Lambrecht, the director of Maintenance Services. “The rail sections and crossing panels are deteriorating and require removal before they become a danger to traffic,” Lambrecht said. Lambrecht said multiple crews will be working […]

  • Pavement patching in Bettendorf causes lane closures for a month

    The Centennial Bridge has reopened, but that doesn’t mean the QC is clear of construction. Starting the week of October 20, 2014 crews will be working in Bettendorf at various places along Grant and State Streets from 6th to 26th Streets.  They will be patching concrete pavement in the area. Traffic is expected to be down to two lanes with a possibility of only one lane in the eastbound direction along some portions of State Street. There will be flagmen […]

  • Photo shared by Adam Kidd, 10-19- 14

    Photos: Colors and Changes of Fall

    It seems the leaves on the trees change in the blink of an eye. They're full and green one day, and then they're on the ground the next.

  • Residents evacuated during Bettendorf apartment fire

    Residents at a Bettendorf apartment were evacuated because of a fire. A spokesperson from the City of Bettendorf said around 5:10 a.m. Sunday, October 19, 2014 a fire was reported at an apartment in the 300 block of 8th Street. Thick smoke was seen coming out of the building, prompting the evacuation of about 20 people inside. When Bettendorf firefighters arrived there were flames coming from the second floor. They were able to put out the fire. Four units inside […]

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    Gunshots reported, injured man shows up at Sterling gas station

    At the same time that people in Sterling were saying they heard gunshots in the area, a gas station employee reported that a man came to the business saying he was shot multiple times. On Saturday evening, October 18, 2014, the Sterling Police Department began getting numerous calls from people saying they had heard gunshots near West 6th Street and Avenue B.  It was also at that time that the gas station employee called. The employee was working at the […]

  • U.S. Army Clears Way for Ebola Treatment Unit

    Military preps team for Ebola response in US

    The U.S. military is forming a 30-person "quick strike team" equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr on Sunday.

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    ‘American Idol’ alum Joanne Borgella dies at 32

    Singer and model Joanne Borgella, an "American Idol" contestant in 2008, died on Saturday at age 32 after a battle with cancer, her family said on her Facebook page.


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