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  • Tornado “proof” building houses Scott County dispatchers

    Posted on: 5:31 pm, May 22, 2013, by , updated on: 05:55pm, May 22, 2013

    The images coming out of Moore, Oklahoma show the devastation a tornado can bring.
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  • Scam Alert: “storm chasers” on the hunt

    Posted on: 4:23 pm, May 21, 2013, by , updated on: 11:19am, May 22, 2013

    The Better Business Bureau has a warning- beware of “storm chasers.” Business booms after severe weather for companies like All...
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  • Medical marijuana: Quad Citians speak out

    Posted on: 4:28 pm, May 20, 2013, by , updated on: 04:36pm, May 20, 2013

    The issue of medical marijuana is close to Diane Bennett’s heart. In the past, her fiancé used it quite frequently....
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  • Business takes a bullet with ammo shortage

    Posted on: 9:25 pm, May 15, 2013, by , updated on: 10:19pm, May 15, 2013

    Business is down for one local gun shop, where concerns over the ammunition shortage have actually discouraged some would-be gun...
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  • Bar-goers react to NTSB’s suggestion of lowering BAC

    Posted on: 8:53 pm, May 14, 2013, by

    Responsible drinkers like Matt Carter have a plan in place before ever setting foot inside the bar. “I already plan...
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  • Council votes to overturn Audubon’s “landmark” designation

    Posted on: 9:38 pm, May 13, 2013, by , updated on: 08:38am, May 14, 2013

    Rock Island City Council members don’t want the Audubon school building, located at 2617 18th Ave. to be designated as...
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  • New system gets the vote from Dixon

    Posted on: 5:04 pm, May 7, 2013, by

    Voters in Dixon, Iowa hit the polls Tuesday with a new tool aimed at making the process faster and more...
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  • Local companies focus on safety after fatal limo fire

    Posted on: 4:02 pm, May 6, 2013, by , updated on: 04:16pm, May 6, 2013

    The investigation continues into what caused a deadly limo fire that killed a bride and four others in San Francisco....
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  • Cell phones driving to distraction

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, May 1, 2013, by

    Cell phones are driving us to distraction. More than 70 towns in Illinois have some restrictions on the use of...
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  • “Recess for Life” helps kids give back

    Posted on: 3:45 pm, April 30, 2013, by

    Some kids in Biggsville, Illinois got to live out a dream and it left their principals with pie on their...
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  • How to get in: admissions standards for college

    Posted on: 4:49 pm, April 29, 2013, by , updated on: 08:28am, April 30, 2013

    One can argue it was easy for Becky Lankford to land the college of her choice through the admissions process....
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  • Airport sees delays from furloughs

    Posted on: 5:49 pm, April 24, 2013, by

    It’s not just the weather that’s causing flight delays across the country. Furloughs for air traffic controllers are putting the...
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