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  • Breakfast Cereals

    Your bowl of cereal has the ingredient to a long, healthy life

    There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life, according to a new study.

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    Drive for morning commuters slow-going on I-74 toward Illinois

    Traffic heading toward Illinois on Interstate 74 was backed up beyond Middle Road. Around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2015 Iowa traffic cameras showed the traffic starting to slow around Spruce Hills. Traffic just before the River Drive Exit in Moline appeared to be clear. Click here to see traffic maps and cameras, anytime. 

  • Collision March 26, 2015. WQAD Photo by Stephanie Martin

    Driver airlifted after crash on Illinois Route 92 north of Geneseo

    A pick up driver was airlifted to the hospital after getting in a collision with a semi north of Geneseo. The two vehicles crashed on Illinois Route 92  around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015. According to the Geneseo Fire Chief, the pick up driver was making a left onto Illinois 92 when the semi driver, headed westbound, ran into the front driver side of the pick up. The collision happened at County Highway 1, otherwise known as Black Hill Road. The pick […]

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    Photos: Even more wildlife in the QC

    From geese on the Mississippi River to white tailed deer and everything in between, wildlife can be seen in many places in the Quad Cities area.

  • US - Marijuana Potency

    Man admits to shipping total of 220 pounds of marijuana from Colorado

    A man has been sentenced to serve almost five years in prison after shipping hundreds of pounds of marijuana from Colorado to Iowa. From May of 2011 to March of 2013, prosecutors say 23-year-old Jared Michael Fromknecht shipped marijuana from Denver, Colorado, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Nicholas Klinefeldt.  Fromknecht lived at the Denver home of a man named George Podes, and helped him cultivate and grow marijuana. According to the statement, Fromknecht would send marijuana to Charles […]

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    USPS driver throws packages on porch, runs lap around truck, speeds off

    In the latest case of mail abuse, an Oklahoma man caught a US Postal Service worker throwing packages onto his porch, running a lap around the mail truck and speeding off.

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    Missing 5-year-old Va. boy found dead in septic system, sources say

    A 5-year-old Virginia boy who disappeared from his home in Dublin, Virginia, on Sunday was found dead on Thursday, three law enforcement sources confirmed to WDBJ.

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    Driver dies after crashing in rural Erie, Illinois

    A driver died after his car left the roadway and crashed in Erie, Illinois. According to a statement from Whiteside County, the driver was headed eastbound on Moline Road near Sand Road  in a Saturn sedan when he “exited the roadway” in rural Erie. The vehicle struck a street sign, fencing, and then a tree. The crash happened shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015. The driver was flown to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to the […]

  • Meerkat stole the show at SXSW. Sorry, Twitter.

    Livestream your life with this new app

    The livestreaming app was the "SXSW sweetheart" this year, despite having only launched on February 27. It's been adding users rapidly ever since -- even Jimmy Fallon is streaming his life using Meerkat.

  • East Village Fire and Explosion

    Photos: Blast collapses building in New York’s East Village

    An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday in what officials called a possible building collapse.

  • Sand Springs, Oklahoma Tornado

    Oklahoma cleans up from twisters that killed 1, injured 2 dozen

    Cleanup crews on Thursday started assessing the damage caused by storms that slashed across Oklahoma on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring about two dozen others across the state.

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    Fatal head-on crash reported in rural Henderson County, Illinois

    Two Burlington men died in a head-on collision on Highway 34 near Gladstone, Illinois.

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