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    Can Malaysia Airlines survive latest tragedy?

    First a Malaysia Airlines plane goes missing and is never found. And four months later, another one of its passenger jets is shot out of the sky.

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    Quad Citians gear-up to start RAGBRAI with a heat wave

    The State of Iowa is getting ready to see thousands of bicyclists hit the road as RAGBRAI starts up. Sunday, July 20, 2014 will be the start of the 42nd annual journey that takes bikers all the way from Rock Valley in western Iowa to Guttenberg in eastern Iowa. The group will end there Saturday, July 26 at the Mississippi River. The journey may start on the western side, but Quad Citians have been gearing up for the ride locally. […]

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    Facebook testing “buy” button in posts on some newsfeeds

    Facebook confirmed it's testing a new feature, that lets businesses embed a "buy" button in their posts or ads that show up on your newsfeed.

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    Davenport man sentenced for posing as teen to entice 13-year-old online

    A former Davenport man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he admitted to posing online as a 14- or 15-year-old boy to try to have sex with a 13-year-old.

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    Fire at Clinton business causes $50,000 in damages

    A fire that took-off at a fiber packaging business in Clinton caused $50,000 worth of damages.

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    FedEx indicted for shipping drugs sold online

    FedEx was indicted Thursday for allegedly shipping prescription drugs to dealers and addicts from illegal online pharmacies, according to documents filed in federal court.

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    $2.9 million settlement reached in West Virginia chemical spill

    A settlement was reached Friday with the company at the center of a January chemical leak that contaminated the water supply for 300,000 West Virginians, according to an attorney for the plaintiffs.

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    Police: Beware of calls about overdue utility bills

    Residents are being warned of a recent scam involving unsolicited phone calls from someone claiming to be from Alliant Energy.

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    How to save money and energy during the summer months

    Mid-American Energy has programs in place and tips to help keep homes comfortable and wallets full during the summer months. Save money with: Rebates – MidAmerican Energy features rebates that you can apply for after a new unit is installed. Iowa residents, click here for details. Illinois residents, click here for details. EnergyAdvantage Programs – Residential programs are available for Iowa customers. They encourage the use of high-efficiency space and water heating equipment, central air conditioning and more. For information […]

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    Two injured in truck rollover on Highway 61 in Muscatine County

    Two men suffered serious injuries when their pickup truck rolled several times on Highway 61 in Muscatine County.

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    Kewanee lifts citywide boil order

    A citywide boil order issued for Kewanee has been lifted.

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    Mayor Gluba’s two vetoes inspire trending Twitter hashtag

    Two highly contested issues in Davenport were vetoed by Mayor Bill Gluba on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Gluba vetoed St. Ambrose University’s plans for a stadium as well as the redevelopment of the old Dock restaurant on the riverfront. This was the first time in Gluba’s seven years as mayor that he has used a veto. The surprise of the strike-downs have moved to Twitter, inspiring a hashtag called #ThingsGlubaWouldVeto. #ThingsGlubaWouldVeto Honey. Because he doesn't like bees and their "corporate […]