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Day One: The Championships - Wimbledon 2017
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Rock Island’s Madison Keys Seems Back to Form

It was heartbreaking to watch local gal Madison Keys from Rock Island struggling to overcome the pain in her left wrist with every backhand in her second round match at The French Open in May...

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Genesius Guild Starts 61st Season in Rock Island

Winston Churchill once said, "the arts are essen­tial to any com­plete national life. The State owes it to itself to sus­tain and encour­age them...

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Vintage Football Game Scheduled for Rock Island

I've written before about Rock Island's pedigree as a founding member of the National Football League. In fact, Douglas Park in Rock Island was the site of the very first NFL football game...

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New Restaurant Coming to Rock Island

About four years ago, Food Network's 'Restaurant Impossible' rolled into my neighborhood in Rock Island to tape an episode at Goombazz on 18th Avenue...

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Casey’s Coming to Rock Island

My mother-in-law lives in Reynolds, a good twenty-minute drive from home. Typically, we take IL 92 out towards Andalusia Road.  You don't want to forget to grab snacks or beverages before you leave town, because once you get down IL 92, there is nowhere to stop unless you want to head back east into Milan...

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Dunkin’ Donuts One Step Closer to Opening in Rock Island

We got one step closer to the aroma of donuts and coffee drifting west along 18th Avenue in Rock Island towards my house.

The Rock Island Argus reports that last night, Rock Island City Council approved zoning for a proposed Dunkin' Donuts store at 18th Avenue and 27th Street, to the east of the CVS Pharmacy...

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Dunkin’ Donuts Opening in Rock Island

Last week I speculated about whether Krispy Kreme would be coming back to the Quad Cities after their parent company bought the parent company of Panera Bread...

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What Quad Cities Song Inspired Neil Diamond?

Neil Diamond holds a special place in the heart of Quad Citians. His concert was the first event held at what was then The Mark of The Quad Cities, now the iWireless Center, on May 28, 1993...

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Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know: 4/5

Rock Island and Moline have new mayors on this cold, rainy morning.

1 - Moline has its first female mayor in the person of Stephanie Acri, who handily defeated incumbent mayor Scott Raes in yesterday's election...

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Details Scarce After Alleged Sexual Assault At Washington Jr. High

I was a very involved parent when our son attended Denkmann Elementary in Rock Island because I think education is a two-way street. Teachers need the support of parents at home to ensure that students are learning...

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