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    Sherrard students file, judge issues no contact order against their teacher

    A Rock Island County judge has approved  a no contact order filed by two Sherrard High School students who say they have been the target of ongoing verbal and physical abuse by their teacher and advisor. The teacher, Corey Terwilliger, has been placed on paid leave by the district, pending the results of an internal […]

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    Hawaii set to become first state to raise smoking age to 21

    Hawaii is poised to become the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anybody under age 21.

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    Funeral held for Baltimore man who died in police custody

    A white casket sat at the front of New Shiloh Baptist Church in West Baltimore as a gospel choir sang for a large crowd gathered to honor Freddie Gray.

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    Americans among nearly 4,000 known dead from earthquake in Nepal

    Rescue and aid workers in Nepal were digging through rubble by hand, performing surgeries in makeshift operating theaters, scouring notoriously difficult terrain for more victims.

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    Google wants to buy your invention

    Got a patent that you're hoping to sell? Google wants to hear from you.

  • World champion disc golfer joins QC tournament

    Disc golfers competed in a weekend-long tournament in the Quad Cities and joining them was three-time world champion Paul McBeth.

  • M.I. Construction $10,000 Home Improvement Rules

    M.I. Construction $10,000 Home Improvement 6-Digit Number Guess Contest OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS VALID IN THE U.S. ONLY, AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW). VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. DO NOT PARTICIPATE […]

  • Crawford Crash My Bath Contest Rules

    Crawford Company Crash My Bath Contest Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.  Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. ALL FORMS MUST BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY AND TRUTHFULLY. FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND PROVIDE TRUTHFUL AND […]

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    Major aftershock hits Nepal a day after cataclysmic earthquake

    By Manesh Shrestha, Jethro Mullen and Mark Morgenstein Editor’s note: As the rescue and recovery efforts continue, many charities and NGOs are sending teams, aid and medical assistance. Click here to find out about the organizations you can assist. KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) — (CNN) — A powerful aftershock jolted Nepal on Sunday as the Himalayan […]

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    Crews Repair Leaky Sewer Pipe Near Goose Creek

    It’s all fixed. The broken sewer pipe that was leaking untreated wastewater into a tributary of Goose Creek has been repaired. On Saturday, April 25th, 2015, the City of Davenport reported that “both sections of the displaced pipe have been repaired and the effluent is no longer discharging into the waterway.” “Residents should keep children […]

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    Freddie Gray death: Protesters damage cars, throw objects at police

    After a planned demonstration over the death of Freddie Gray ended at Baltimore City Hall on Saturday evening, many protesters continued to vent their anger after marching down to outside the city's famed baseball stadium, where they threw objects at police and smashed car windows.

  • More Iowa third graders could be repeating third grade starting in 2017

    Iowa students who are not reading at grade level by the spring of third grade will be required to repeat that grade beginning in 2017. However, students may enroll in summer reading courses to progress to fourth grade. According to last year’s test results, 1 in 4 Iowa third graders are reading below grade level. […]