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Government Bridge Closed Until Thursday
One of the major links across the Mississippi River, and an key access point for the Arsenal is now closed.
The Government Bridge closed at 6:00am on Wednesday for maintenance likely related to a mechanical issue that shut the bridge down last month...
The Hottest New Toy Is Selling Fast In The QC’s
Remember the Furby craze back in the late 1990's? It seems the newest holiday toy craze is something called Fingerlings and they're flying off the shelves in the Quad Cities.
Authentic Fingerlings are manufactured by WowWee and retail for $14...
Has Your Fire Extinguisher Been Recalled?
This weekend we set our clocks back an hour and at our house we also replaced smoke detector batteries and checked our fire extinguisher after we heard the U.S. Government recalled nearly 40 million of them this week.
The recall applies to Kidde-brand fire extinguishers, some with plastic handles and…
Get Healthcare Sign-up Help Beginning Today
With all the difference of opinion over the Affordable Healthcare Act, little is being done by the government to let people know that now is the time to sign-up.
If you need assistance enrolling for 'Obamacare' you can get that help beginning this morning at the Bettendorf Library...
Giant Quad City Cinnamon Roll Is 3LBs of Goodness
If you like a good, old-fashioned, fresh- baked, cinnamon roll head over to your Quad Cities Sam's Club, but hurry. These 3lb (44 oz) 'colossal' rolls go fast!
I just called and reserved my roll; the bakery department rep said they don't stay in the bakery long...
You Can Help A Quad City Kid Get A Bike For Christmas
“Bikes for Brains” is accepting donations to ensure 125 Quad Cities kids will get a bike for the holidays.
According to a QC Online story, organizers say every year area children put a bicycle on their holiday list, but many do not receive one because their families cannot afford it.…
Former River Bandits Win World Series With Astros
When World Series hats and the Commissioner's Trophy were handed out to the Houston Astros at Dodger Stadium last night, former Quad Cities players were amongst the victors.
Astros players Carlos Correa (2013), Alex Bregman (2015), George Springer (2014), Chris Devenski (2013) and Evan Gatt…
Rock, Paper, Scissors Tourney Held Saturday in Davenport
If you fancy yourself an avid rock, paper, scissors player and you're over 21 you can compete for prizes this Saturday in Davenport.
The Pour House, a pub on the corner of W. Locust and Washington streets, Davenport is hosting their third-annual rock-paper-scissors tournament on S…
Local Churches Offer Trunk or Treat Tonight
Trunk or Treating is a great safe alternative to Trick or Treating door to door in neighborhoods you might not know well. Local churches in the Illinois Quad Cities are hosting the 6th annual Trunk or Treat tonight at Second Baptist Church, 919 6th Ave...
Go Red and Fight the Number 1 Killer of Women
Heart disease is the number one killer of women in America. That's according to The American Heart Association whose members are holding the annual Quad Cities Go Red For Women luncheon this week in the Quad Cities. The group hopes to raise $80,000 for research and education aimed at helping sa…

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