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  • Small Plane Crashes Near Venice, Florida

    Girl dies after being hit by plane in Florida

    The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

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    Utility company warns customers to look out for scams

    Don’t be fooled by swindlers who operate convincing scams to try and steal your money.

  • Hearing continued for man charged with murder of Carrie Olson

    The man charged in the murder of 29 year-old Carrie Olson was in court on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The hearing was continued after the defense team requested more time to look at reports. 39 year-old Tim McVay was in court on Saturday, July 19, 2014. He was arrested one day before at a home he was remodeling in Silvis. Olson had been missing since December of 2013 when her body was found in early April, 2014. McVay was charged […]

  • Skip-A-Long in Moline holds groundbreaking

    With the dig of a shovel, a QC daycare began its expansion.

  • Teen falls 80 feet from Eagle Point Park bluff

    A teenage boy was airlifted to the hospital after falling about 80 feet from the bluff at Eagle Point Park in Clinton, Iowa.

  • Benji Kurtz Weekly Weigh-In

    270 pound man drops 100 pounds with plant-based diet

    At his heaviest, in 2005, Kurtz weighed 278 pounds. Only 5 feet 5 inches tall, he was considered severely obese. But when he discovered his effective diet, he said it was like a light bulb went on.

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    Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — If everything in its stores costs a buck, it will take 8.5 billion items sold for Dollar Tree stores to buy rival Family Dollar. Dollar Tree is buying its larger rival for $74.50 a share in cash and stock, 23% more than Family Dollar’s closing price on Friday, for a total value of $8.5 billion. Dollar Tree has 5,080 stores and annual revenue of $7.8 billion in its most recent fiscal year. Family Dollar has 8,200 […]

  • Man calls 911 from roadside ditch saying he had been shot multiple times

    Police found a man in a ditch after he had called saying someone had shot his legs multiple times.

  • Mercer County Treasurer pleads guilty to theft

    Mercer County Treasurer, Mike Bertelsen pleaded guilty to felony theft. An affidavit filed in August of 2012 shows that Bertelsen was accused of stealing money from the Republican Central Committee of Mercer County in April of 2012. The QC Times reported that Bertelsen was also charged with the theft of $13,000 in county 911 funds. In a plea agreement, Bertelsen pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft in connection with those 911 funds, according to a report by QC […]

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    Viral Video: Instrumental version of “Happy” puts new spin on song

    This cover of Pharrell Williams’ popular song “Happy” puts a new spin on the upbeat song. Sungha Jung plays the entire song solo with just an acoustic guitar. Related: Weird Al spoofs “Happy” with his own “Tacky” Click here to see more viral videos.

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    GM’s most popular pickup recalled six times this year

    For owners of GM's most popular pickups, recalls have been almost a monthly occurrence this year.

  • WTC Cross moved to Memorial

    Court says ‘Ground Zero’ cross can stay

    A memorial cross at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York can remain at the newly-opened facility, an appeals court ruled Monday.