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  1. Former Director of Child Food Program Pleads Guilty to Defrauding USDARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Nora L. Steele, the former operations director of a Rock Island, Ill., program that provided summer and after-school meals to at-risk children today waived indictment and plead guilty to defrauding the government of approximately $515,617, and filing a false tax return. Steele, 66, of Silvis, Ill., pleaded guilty to one count each of fraud and filing a false tax return in her appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan E. Hawley in Rock Island.

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  2. Mississippi River mayors to convene for annual initiative meetingRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    More than two-dozen mayors from cities along the Mississippi River will convene in the Rock Island, IL next week for the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative's annual meeting At the press conference, Mayors will sign a landmark agreement with Federal Agencies that works with the private sector to achieve the first-ever near real time water quality monitoring net for the entire navigable length of the Mississippi River. Polution of the river is a major threat to source water and the $300 billion freshwater economy of the region.

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  3. Davenport, Moline, Rock Island prepare a regional fair housing studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Cities of Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island are jointly preparing a regional fair housing study known formally as an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. This study will discuss patterns of race, housing, and poverty; access to opportunity; and housing barriers in the region.

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  4. QC storms knock out power to 10,400 customersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 28 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Severe weather packing up to 70 MPH winds Tuesday evening brought down tree limbs and power lines across the Quad Cities Area. MidAmerican Energy reported at 8:30 p.m. 9,660 customers were without power in the Illinois and Iowa Quad Cities combined, with the vast majority being on the Illinois side.

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  5. East Moline domestic fight results in adults, child stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Police reported a domestic fight in East Moline resulted in 3 adults and a child being stabbed or cut with a knife. On Tuesaday the 22nd at 9:43pm, the East Moline Police Department received a 911 call of a disturbance in the 300 block of 15th Avenue, East Moline.

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  6. Floatzilla focusing on river safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Boaters will be paddling to Potter Lake in Rock Island, but the route there may be different for paddlers this year. "We're doing some special things going on along with the I 74 bridge construction this year," said River Action Program Manager Noah Truesdell.

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  7. Volunteers needed for FloatzillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    River Action is seeking volunteers to help out with the ninth annual Floatzilla. It is the largest paddle sports festival on the Mississippi River, where participants launch from various locations in the Quad Cities and attempt to break the world record for largest flotilla at Sunset Park, Rock Island, IL.

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  8. Foggy Start, but mostly sunny & warm FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Police in Rock Island, Ill. are investigating several burglaries. TV6 counted 52 burglaries to homes and cars in the last 30 days citywide.

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  9. Overnight fog, partly cloudy Friday with a few more stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Police in Rock Island, Ill. are investigating several burglaries. TV6 counted 52 burglaries to homes and cars in the last 30 days citywide.

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  10. Augustana College students and faculty partner with Davenport, Geneseo, Morrison and Rock IslandRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Augustana College's Sustainable Working Landscapes Initiative has expanded its program and will partner with the cities of Davenport, Geneseo, Morrison and Rock Island. Augustana students and faculty will be conducting research and creating solutions for real-life challenges facing each city.

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  11. 4th Annual Bikers for BackpacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The 4th annual Bikers for Backpacks ride took place today. The rules were simple, like in the past.

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  12. Rock Island one step closer to new TIF districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Millenia Housing based out of Cleveland, Ohio wants to invest around $65 million in Rock Island. But they want a TIF district established before they commit.

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  13. Rock Island police searching for two suspects on unrelated chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Nichols has four warrants for felony possession of meth and theft, according to police. Nichols also has warrants for felony theft out of Davenport and Fairfield, Iowa and Knox, Dekalb, Grundy, Whiteside and Lasalle counties in Illinois.

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  14. Rock Island County Sheriff offers new details on deadly tree accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Rock Island County Sheriff Gerry Bustos gave an update to Tuesday night's fatal tree accident. He said that on July 3 around 9:40 p.m. a group of spectator were on the lawn on the Rock Island County courthouse watching the fireworks.

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  15. East Moline Police Officer, two others arrested in fight in Downtown Rock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Officer Logan Wolfe was off duty when police reports say he and two others got into a fight. Reports say Wolfe was also intoxicated carrying a firearm.

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  16. East Moline Police Officer, two others arrested in fight in Downtown Rock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A block away, in the street between Steve's Old Time Tap and The Holiday Inn, three men are fighting and stumbling around. Officers quickly put their squad in park and run out at the them, Officer Holmes jumps out of the passenger side and knocks a man off of another.

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  17. 3 Arrested on drug-induced homicide chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Kyle P. Medinger, a 33-year-old East Moline resident was pronounced dead at the Genesis Hospital-Illini Campus. An autopsy revealed Medinger died from an opioid overdose.

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  18. Colona woman going to prison for tampering with a federal witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A Colona woman will spend nearly four years in prison for tampering with a federal witness. The Justice Department says in a press release that 31 year old Charity Ann Engholm was sentenced to 42 months for attempting to tamper and conspiring to tamper with a witness in a federal home invasion robbery case.

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  19. Davenport and Rock Island emergency officials set up car seat inspections for month of JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Davenport Fire Department, Medic EMS and the Rock Island Fire Department are joining together to help ensure safety to children in car seats. Anyone wanting to have their car seats checked out can go to one of the below stations for inspections in the month of June.

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  20. Spring QC real estate market is "hot"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Homes that are priced right and in good shape are going under contract in some cases in a matter of hours and sometimes with multiple offers. "We have been low on inventory in the Quad Cities for probably the last year and a half or more, so there's a pent up demand from buyers," said QCA Realtor Association president-elect Regen Johnson.

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