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    Where to find Labor Day events in the Quad Cities area

    Here are the local parades, picnics and events planned for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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    Annual Ride for the Cure raises money for Gilda’s Club while touring the QC

    The nation's largest wireless carrier stopped offering two-year contracts to new customers earlier this month. But Verizon clarified last week that if you are currently under contract, you can renew your two-year deal with Verizon when you upgrade your phone.

  • Quad Citians gather sending a message against hate

    Quad Citians gathered to show their love for one another and their community and to stand against hate. Rev. Rich Hendricks, the pastor of the Metropolitan Church of the Quad Cities said Sunday, August 30, 2015 was Standing United Against Hate day.  People from different faiths and backgrounds met up at Schwiebert Park to show unity and to send a message. “It is a message to everyone but especially to young people today,” Rev. Hendricks said. “I think that there […]

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    Police say woman found getting high on canned air at Walmart

    A woman is facing charges for getting high at a Johnson County Walmart.

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    Verizon will let you keep your contract – but you shouldn’t

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Verizon hasn’t quite killed off two-year contracts just yet. The nation’s largest wireless carrier stopped offering two-year contracts to new customers earlier this month. But Verizon clarified last week that if you are currently under contract, you can renew your two-year deal with Verizon when you upgrade your phone. You shouldn’t do that. Every single one of Verizon’s new contract-free plans will save you money over the course of two years, when compared to Verizon’s old […]

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    Alison Parker’s parents on gun-control fight: ‘We cannot be intimidated’

    It's been less than a week since murder set their lives onto a new course, into roles they never wanted to take on and into a battle they never planned to fight.

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    Watch: Brian Harman makes history with two aces in one round

    The 2014 John Deere Classic champion, Brian Harman, made history in the final round of The Barclays tournament, making two aces. Harman hit a hole-in-one on Hole 3 at the Fed-Ex Cup playoffs in New Jersey on Sunday, August 30, 2015, and then another on Hole 14. This is the third time in tour history that a golfer made multiple aces in the same round. The first was in 1995 by Bill Whedon and the second was in 2006 by […]

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    More drivers planning Labor Day road trips, more police out on the roads

    With more drivers out on the road during Labor Day weekend, there are more chances for police to issue tickets for traffic violators.

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    Michigan state trooper dies after being hit by car, dragged for miles

    A driver hit a Michigan State Police trooper Friday alongside a highway, dragging him several miles before realizing what had happened, authorities said.

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    Colona resident pulled from flaming garage by neighbors

    A resident became trapped when a garage in a Colona, Illinois neighborhood caught fire. According to the Colona fire chief, the fire started in a garage in the 400 block of Maple Street around 11:55 a.m. Sunday, August 30, 2015.  It is undetermined how the fire began, but it appeared to have started from a spark that came from work the homeowner was doing in the garage. The garage became fully engulfed in flames and the fire chief said flames were coming out […]

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    ‘Big pink’ house of Dylan fame available as vacation home

    (CNN) — If you are Bob Dylan’s biggest fan, this just might be the holiday home for you. The famous “big pink” house — the place where Dylan and The Band recorded the “Basement Tapes” in 1967, honored in the title of The Band’s 1968 album “Music from Big Pink” — is now available as a vacation rental property. The coral-colored house in Saugerties, New York, is listed on the vacation rental site VRBO. “Rock and Roll history hidden in […]

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    ‘Downton Abbey’: A look at final season

    The final season of "Downton Abbey" starts in the United Kingdom on September 20 and thanks to the wonders of the World Wide Web, fans all over the world get to check out the trailer.

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