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  • Barricade Line

    Support grows for Darren Wilson, officer who shot Ferguson teen Michael Brown

    While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.

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    Britney Spears accused of lip-syncing

    Some fans of Britney Spears are accusing the singer of lip-syncing to her song "Perfume" during her Las Vegas show.

  • Don Pardo

    Don Pardo, voice of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ dead at 96

    Don Pardo, the announcer whose velvety baritone voice introduced "Saturday Night Live" hosts on NBC for decades, has died at age 96, the network announced.

  • Rick Perry on CNN's Crossfire

    Perry team rips ‘outrageous’ indictment, court date set

    (CNN) — The head of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s newly unveiled legal team declared Monday that last week’s grand jury indictment of the potential 2016 GOP presidential contender has “no merit” and constitutes an “outrageous assault on the rule of law” that is certain to be rejected in the courts. “Let me be clear about this,” Houston attorney Tony Buzbee said. “Governor Perry will fight this indictment one hundred percent. And at the end of the day he will prevail […]

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    ‘Is it safe to hire?’ Business owners don’t trust recovery

    The economic recovery may be continuing, but small business owners aren't ready to put the rose-colored glasses back on.

  • Fire

    Overnight fire damages Rock Island home

    Live electrical lines posed threat to Rock Island firefighters battling a blazing one-and-a-half story home. At nearly almost 2 a.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 a home in the 1500 block of 25th Street was reported on fire. Rock Island Police and fire crews arrived to find heavy fire coming from the back of the home and heavy smoke coming from the front. A spokesperson from the Rock Island Fire Department said two hoselines were used and crews attacked from the inside, […]

  • Hillary Clinton in Peru (CNN)

    Hillary Clinton makes big political move, heads to Iowa

    Hillary Clinton will headline Sen. Tom Harkin's Iowa Steak Fry next month, according to organizers, a move the steps up Clinton's political activity ahead of the 2016 presidential race.

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    Burglaries reported at Galena rental storage facility

    Several storage units were broken into at rental unit facility in rural Galena.

  • Unemployment

    Iowa unemployment rate improves from one year ago

    The unemployment rate in the State of Iowa has seen a decrease from the last year. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was released Monday, August 18, 2014, and showed a slight increase from the last month, but a decrease from where it was one year prior. The unemployment rate rose a hair from 4.4 percent in June 2014 to 4.5 percent in July 2014. Looking back to one year ago, however, the state’s jobless rate stood at 4.8 percent. Breaking […]

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    Traffic flow changes adapt to growing student population at Dixon school

    In the name of safety, traffic flow changes have been made at Reagan Middle School in Dixon.

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    Microsoft considering new name for Internet Explorer

    Microsoft is thinking about changing the name of Internet Explorer. "It's been suggested internally," the team commented. "Plenty of ideas get kicked around about how we can separate ourselves from negative perceptions that no longer reflect our product today."

  • Julie

    Woman loses 150 pounds with hypnosis

    A Michigan mom had been at a normal body mass index most of her life, but with the birth of first child, she started adding weight which kept piling on. At her heaviest, she says she was up to 287 pounds and wearing a size 24.

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