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    Viral Video: Beauty and the Beast fan gets into heated debate with Gaston

    A young Beauty and the Beast fan got into a heated disagreement with Gaston when she met him at Disney World.

  • 6-year-old Addie Fuasett of Fountain Green, Utah, is suffering from an undiagnosed condition with a prognosis that she may not live past another year. With the prospect that this will be Addie's last Christmas, her grandparents thought it would be nice for Addie to receive a lifetime of Christmas cards this year. Now, cards for Addie and her sisters are pouring in from family, friends, and as word spreads on social media, even strangers.

    Sick girl gets ‘lifetime’ of Christmas cards

    By sheer volume, one might assume that letters for Santa Claus were accidentally rerouted to P.O. Box 162 in Fountain Green, Utah. But all the letters, notes and cards coming in are addressed to 6-year-old Addie Fausett.

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    Beyonce, Taylor Swift, U2 among big Grammy nominees

    The Grammys may have taken a slow, piecemeal route in issuing nominations Friday, but Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and U2 were very much up to speed.

  • Father pleads guilty to child endangerment in fatal co-sleeping case

    A Moline man pleaded guilty to child endangerment after his infant son died in a reported co-sleeping incident.

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    Niabi Zoo undergoes successful inspection

    As part of regular maintenance to remain open to the community as an animal exhibitor, the Niabi Zoo underwent an inspection, which was described as successful.

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    Mark Wahlberg asks Massachusetts for pardon in 1988 crime

    On April 8, 1988, when he was 16 and long before he became a model, rapper and actor, Mark Wahlberg -- high on drugs and alcohol -- assaulted a man while trying to steal two cases of alcohol and then punched another man in the face as he attempted to avoid the police.

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    Moline High School seeks new football coach

    Moline High School will be bringing on a new football coach for the 2015 season. Head Coach Matt Woods held the position since 2013, but will not continue coaching the team, according to Moline-Coal Valley School District Athletic Director Todd Rosenthal. Woods will remain as the head coach for the girls bowling team. He will also continue his job as a high school counselor. Rosenthal said the district will be seeking a new football coach to take his place.

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    Shotgun deer season opens in Iowa

    The first shotgun deer season in Iowa opens Saturday, December 6, 2014. The season lasts through December 10. The second shotgun deer season begins December 13 and goes through December 21. Share your photos – Deer season opens Some changes have been made to the 2014-2015 Iowa Hunting regulations. Click here to see the full booklet of regulations including shooting hours, daily limits, license requirements and more. Although the number of deer taken in has dropped 33% since 2006, DNR […]

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    Studio 8 presents jazz band: Hot Club of Davenport

    Who we are: Hot Club of Davenport What our music is: Gypsy Jazz What sets us apart from the rest: “We play our own unique take on the great genre of jazz manouche.” Click here for the Hot Club of Davenport’s upcoming event. See other Studio 8 featured bands — click here.  **If you would like to be a Weekly Featured Local Artist/Band on WQAD Studio 8, please complete the Featured Band Contact Form — click here.  Also submit a YouTube link to a song […]

  • JDC retirees celebrate 25 years of service

    Two women who have been part of the John Deere Classic team are retiring after 25 years. On Thursday, December 4, 2014, a party was held for Vickie McWhorter and Sally Welvaert at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf. At the retirement celebration, Tournament Director Clair Peterson revealed a painting by artist David Anderson; it was dedicated to Vickie and Sally for their years of service. The two women shared some fond memories of when they met in kindergarten. “We […]

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    Man dies after being attacked with metal baseball bat

    A man was killed when he was attacked with a metal baseball bat.

  • Randy Rathje, new President and CEO of RDA

    Davenport Riverboat Development Authority chooses new president

    The longtime president of Davenport’s Riverboat Development Authority retired from the position, and in her place is a brand new face with decades of experience.

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