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  • UPDATE: Iowa’s Armless Archer Wins Silver in London

    Posted on: 3:27 pm, August 29, 2012, by , updated on: 08:13am, August 30, 2012

    Matt Stutzman was born without arms but he boasts he can do anything anyone else can do - including competitive archery.
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  • Bill to Resurrect IL Horse Racing Dies at Governor’s Hand

    Posted on: 5:12 pm, August 28, 2012, by

    Citing a lack of oversight today Illinois Governor Pat Quinn struck down legislation that would allow slot machines at horse...
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  • New LL&W Floating Classroom makes QC Debut

    Posted on: 4:08 pm, August 24, 2012, by

    It was a one of a kind field trip on the Mississippi River for about three dozen local middle schoolers....
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  • Threat of Hurricane at RNC Won’t Stop Local Delegate

    Posted on: 3:17 pm, August 23, 2012, by

    It’s been a whirlwind year for Scott County resident Kurt Whalen. What started out with an impromptu speech in January...
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  • Ticket Information: Romney Returning to Scott County

    Posted on: 4:43 pm, August 20, 2012, by , updated on: 05:07pm, August 20, 2012

    Link to ticket information on Romney’s website. The Scott County Republican Party is pretty busy these days, and things are...
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  • Mumford & Sons Concert to Drown Out Scandal in Dixon

    Posted on: 4:59 pm, August 17, 2012, by

    The town of Dixon, Illinois is buzzing as final preparations are made for the upcoming Mumford and Sons concert, and...
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  • Mayor Vetoes Proposed Change in Galesburg Pot Law

    Posted on: 3:39 pm, August 13, 2012, by , updated on: 08:07am, August 14, 2012

    Elected officials in Galesburg have got a lot of attention recently as they try to change the city’s law on...
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  • Melons Love Our Hot Dry Weather

    Posted on: 4:39 pm, August 10, 2012, by

    As the hot dry weather causes more and more of our corn and soybeans to wither and wilt, the Midwest...
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  • Unanswered Questions Remain in Death of Teen Football Player

    Posted on: 5:19 pm, August 9, 2012, by , updated on: 08:15am, August 10, 2012

    The community of Spring Valley, Illinois continues to mourn the death of a 17-year-old football player after he collapsed and...
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  • Con-Artists Targeting Americans on Dating Websites

    Posted on: 5:43 pm, August 8, 2012, by , updated on: 07:48am, August 9, 2012

    There’s a new internet scam sweeping the country that preys on those looking for love.
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  • Stinky Situation: Sewer Work Sprays Raw Sewage into Bettendorf Home

    Posted on: 3:32 pm, August 7, 2012, by , updated on: 03:35pm, August 7, 2012

    Today Suzan Esser is returning home. “It’s a very poopy situation,” says Esser. She was forced to stay in a...
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  • Scott County Declared Battlegound within a Battleground

    Posted on: 4:02 pm, August 6, 2012, by , updated on: 06:35pm, August 6, 2012

    There’s no doubt Iowa and its first in the nation caucus’ play a big role in selecting our nation’s presidents....
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