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  • Amanda Knox Verdict

    Italian High Court overturns Amanda Knox murder conviction

    Italy's Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate, the court announced late Friday.

  • First U.S. Penny Sold for $1.2 Million

    First U.S. penny sold for $1.2 million

    The first U.S. penny is 223 years old, and is also worth a lot more than one cent.

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    Car runs off the road on 19th Street in Moline

    A vehicle ended up among a group of trees off Avenue of the Cities in Moline, Illinois.

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    Portion of 6th Ave. in Rock Island to close for construction this spring

    A portion of 6th Avenue in the northwest corner of Rock Island, Illinois will be blocked for construction.

  • Caught in the Crypt

    Studio 8 presents Caught in the Crypt

    Who we are: Caught in the Crypt What our music is: Hard Rock What sets us apart from the rest: “[We] take our influences and use that in our writing to make music that sounds like none other. We have our own original style with a lot of energy that doesn’t sound like any other band, something that seems to be very hard nowadays and we take a lot of pride in that. We spend a lot of time practicing and writing to constantly improve and […]

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    Woman accused of cheating fund set up for Boston Marathon bombing victims

    A woman who claims she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has been charged with fraudulently collecting money from a fund set up for the victims.

  • Easter Eggs

    Where to find Easter activities around the Quad Cities

    Aledo: Easter Egg Hunt at New Life Assembly of God on Sat. April 4 at 2 p.m. The hunt includes over 5,000 eggs and there are lots of prizes. Open for kids ages 1 to 12. Bettendorf: Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt 2015 on Sat. March 21. Activities begin at 1 p.m. at Crow Creek Park soccer fields. Click here for details. Bettendorf: Palmer Grill Easter Brunch Buffet on Sun. April 5 at 10 a.m. Reservations are recommended, click here for […]

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    Coroner: Baby cut from woman showed no ‘signs of life’ outside of womb

    BOULDER, Colo. — An autopsy performed on the 34-week fetus that was cut out of Michelle Wilkins during an attack earlier this month showed no signs of life outside of the womb, the Boulder County Coroner’s Office said Friday. “At this time neither the autopsy or the investigation have provided any evidence that the baby exhibited any signs of life outside of the womb, therefore the circumstance is not being considered a live birth,” Boulder County Coroner Emma Hall said […]

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    Western Illinois University increases tuition for fall of 2015

    Western Illinois University students will be paying more for their tuition this fall. The tuition increases were approved at a meeting with the Board of Trustees on Friday, March 27, 2015. All increases will take effect in the fall of 2015, according to WIU News. Quad Cities undergraduate students will see an increase of 1.98 percent to the University’s Cost Guarantee, which includes tuition, fees, and room and board.  For students who take 15 credit hours each semester, that increase […]

  • Apple iPhone 5

    Your iPhone could help lower medical bills

    Your iPhone could save you time and money at the doctor's office. At least that's what doctors hope.

  • @MsRacehllHollis-TheChicSite

    Photo of woman in bikini goes viral on Facebook, empowers people everywhere

    LOS ANGELES — A photo of a woman in a bikini has been shared on Facebook nearly 50-thousand times in the last few days. But it’s not being shared for the reason you might think. The photo is galvanizing and inspiring women and men across the internet. Hollis is the founder of The Chic.  She’s an author, event planner, chef and fashion reporter. Rachel Hollis’ empowering message of self-love inspired hundreds of thousands of people, including many mothers who are […]

  • Indiana governor declares public health emergency due to HIV epidemic

    Indiana is declaring a public health emergency in one county due to an epidemic of HIV.


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