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  1. Quad City podcast about murder case goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Times

    Lacy Scarmana, WVIK producer and co-host of the "Suspect Convictions" podcast, works with her co-host Scott Reeder on recording an advertisement for the podcast Jan. 9 at WVIK in Rock Island. The podcast revisits the 1990 murder of Jennifer Lewis and the case against Stanley Liggins i 1 2 who has been twice convicted for the murder, but both convictions have been overturned.

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  2. Our View: Cooperation, compromise are hallmarks of nuke plant dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Times

    Leaders are spot on in calling a "tremendous victory" the Dec. 1 passage of a comprehensive clean energy act that saved two Exelon nuclear plants, including one in the Quad-Cities region. Not only will the Future Energy Jobs Act protect for at least a decade the thousands of jobs that would have been lost if Exelon closed unprofitable generating stations at Cordova and Clinton, state Rep. Robyn Gabel, D-Evanston, called it "the most important green energy bill that has ever come before the General Assembly."

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  3. Pirates slip to .500 with 63-47 loss at RockyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Times

    After rallying from an early seven-point deficit, the Pirates held a one-point edge through the initial eight minutes of action. However, Rock Island outscored Ottawa by 15 during the middle two quarters and ultimately prevailed 63-47 in the nonconference matchup at venerable Rock Island Fieldhouse.

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  4. Housley - Anderson EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Times

    Robin and John Housley of Nixa, Mo announce the engagement of their daughter, Lydia Anne, to Brett Thomas Anderson, son of Sondra and John Anderson of Streator. The bride-to-be earned a Bachelor degree in Health Science and a Master's degree in Communication Science and Disorders from the University of MO.

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  5. Police chaplains cross thin blue lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | The Times

    Attention and interest in chaplains grew in the wake of police officers shot in the Des Moines and Urbandale areas earlier this month, and elsewhere across the country this year. "The Des Moines shootings were definitely too close to home for us, and it reminds us how we could face death in a matter of seconds," said Moline Police Detective Scott Williams.

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  6. Our View: Tweet of the Week, community page aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Times

    Last Tuesday, we used this space to bring readers up to date with some of our newsroom initiatives in the coming months. Some of those ideas and changes include more in-depth, investigative and enterprise stories in our weekend edition, enhancing our popular Buzz column that runs on Mondays, our new Morning Minute email and tweaking our design.

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  7. Shepherd Middle School band students attending IMEA Festival in Rock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Times

    Six Shepherd Middle School band students will participate in the Illinois Music Education Association District 2 Junior Concert in Rock Island: Kaitlyn Bauman, trombone; Drew Damron, trombone; Erin Daniel, flute; Jaycie Frederick, flute; Regan Linde, trumpet; and Ayden Sanders, trumpet. Six Shepherd Middle School band students will participate in the Illinois Music Education Association District 2 Junior Concert in Rock Island: Kaitlyn Bauman, trombone; Drew Damron, trombone; Erin Daniel, flute; Jaycie Frederick, flute; Regan Linde, trumpet; and Ayden Sanders, trumpet.

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  8. Area Roundup: Byczynski fires 115 at Highland SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Times

    Ottawa's Alayna Byczynski competed Wednesday in the Rock Island Class 2A Girls Golf Regional held at Highland Springs Golf Course in Rock Island, seeing her season come to an end after shooting a 115. The cutoff for advancing individuals came out at 106.

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  9. BEAZLEY-TAKACS: Shameful actions in Rock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Times

    The Rock Island High School principal, teachers, coaches, and administration should think about this fiasco; it is really more damaging than helpful. Who are the adults? Teachers or students? Our educational system is substandard to say the least.

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  10. Plenty of opinions on Rock Island football protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Times

    Rock Island football players Jarvel Lewis, Javontae Rush, DeAngelo Horne, Tavion Brooks, Oliver McDowell, and Deion Stewart-Parks take a knee during "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Friday's game against Rock Island Alleman, Players in all sports, and on all levels, have taken to protesting during the National Anthem since Colin Kaepernick of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers did the same in a preseason game three weeks ago.

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  11. Ransom not alone in chicken debate: Rock Island residents told by city to get rid of chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | The Times

    Rock Island resident Michelle Ramsey-Moody received a letter recently from the city telling her she must remove her chickens by Sept. 9. The women received the letters days after a chicken ordinance amendment failed during the city council's Aug. 22 meeting.

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  12. Sandwich's Ness looking to double dip at AugieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Times

    Throughout her tremendous athletic career at Sandwich High School, Emily Ness has proven to be incredibly versatile starring on the basketball court while also becoming a three-time state qualifier on the track. Ness will now take her passion for both sports to the next level, as she recently decided to continue her academic and athletic pursuits at Augustana College in Rock Island.

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  13. In the Classroom - Augustana CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Times

    The following local students were selected by the faculty members and coaches of Augustana College in Rock Island as exceptional senior students who have made the most of their Augustana experience: Justin Fox, of Somonauk, and Ashley Newell, of Mendota.

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  14. Flanagan-Cornell Four moving on to next levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Times

    Flanagan-Cornell senior Kelsi Scott signs on to continue her education and volleyball career at Rockford College, accompanied by her mother, Brandi. Flanagan-Cornell senior Alana Harms signs on to continue her education and volleyball career at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.

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