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  1. 2017 QCCA Outdoor Show begins ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The 2017 QCCA Outdoor Show returns to Rock Island starting Thursday. QCCA Expo Center Show Director Rob Junker is joining us to talk more about what you can expect if you go.

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  2. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    A Rock Island man is imparting his wisdom on the next generation - using his personal struggles to give students a road map to success. "It's not about having one day that everything goes perfect, it's about every single day working towards your goals."

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  3. Rock Island grocery store officially opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    It's a great way to get in shape and feel good about yourself. We get a demonstration of several style of yoga.

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  4. Rock Island: On the Record: New economic development director talks plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Poole faces a number of challenges in his new post, including how to fill the now-empty Walmart plot and how to bring in new businesses.

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  5. YWCA helps keep homeless warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    One pre-school teacher at the YWCA in Rock Island decided to teach her kids about giving as the weather got cold. " To share," said Penny Ray, explaining the lesson she wanted to teach.

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  6. Hard Hat Awards honor stand-out citizens in Rock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Trophy night in Rock Island! The 28th annual Hard Hat Awards honored people who left their mark on the city. The awards are given to business owners and community leaders who have improved or invested in the city.

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  7. Rock Island: On the Record: Mayor discusses importance of Hard Hat AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rock Island Renaissance presented the annual Hard Hat Awards on Wednesday to honor individuals and businesses who have helped improve the city.

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  8. School tax increase passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rock Island County voted yes to one of the two tax increases on the ballot on Tuesday, and this one will help repair schools in the area. The one cent sales tax increase will apply to things like clothing, gas and restaurants and is expected to bring in around $3 million a year.

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  9. Rock Island County preparing for possible record voter turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    They're expecting about 70,000 to 72,000 people to vote in the 2016 election. That's a slight increase from the 65,000 to 70,000 they've seen in recent years.

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  10. Retired professor reflects on election historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    There has been a lot of talk about the negativity surrounding the 2016 presidential campaigns, but a local historian and retired Augustana professor says that history tells us this is nothing new. "Yeah this is nasty," said Roald Tweet, a former Professor Emeritus of English at Augustana College, and a local historian.

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  11. Still register to vote this Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Your chance to pick the next president of the United States has finally arrived. While many people have chosen to take advantage of early voting, some people consider it a tradition to vote on Election Day.

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  12. Early voting helps with election dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Voters cast their ballots Tuesday throughout Rock Island County, including at the Martin Luther King Junior community center in Rock Island. A steady flow of voters came through all day, but people said the wait wasn't too bad.

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  13. Candidates visit the Quad CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rep. Cheri Bustos joined Rep. Tammy Duckworth for a roundtable in Rock Island. The Senate candidate was joined my women from around the Quad Cities.

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  14. Rock Island mayor says former city manager shouldn't be scapegoat in Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley discussed the ramifications after the business deal went bad during an appearance on 4 the Record. He says there shouldn't be any fingerpointing aimed at the former city manager because he says talks with Walmart began before Thomas worked for Rock Island.

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  15. Rock Island mayor defends city's process to pursue WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rock Island's city government is recovering from a case of unrequited love. Or more directly, the city got dumped by Walmart.

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  16. Clinton and Trump interactions will set debate toneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    These topics came up during a conversation on 4 the Record with former Illinois Congressman Phil Hare, a Democrat, and former Iowa Republican Party Chair Steve Grubbs. Both Grubbs and Hare say the Walmart deal hurts the community.

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  17. Snow emergencies in the QC: Where to park and where to avoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Davenport: No official snow emergency has been declared, but Public Works encourages everyone to move their vehicles off of the road to allow crews to remove snow as efficiently and safely as possible. More info here .

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  18. Rock Island learning center hosts Thanksgiving lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The meal is cooked and served by teachers and staff. It's a way to say thank you to volunteers in the community and show their students how much they appreciate all their hard work.

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  19. Quad City organizations get a helping hand on giving TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The holidays aren't just about receiving gifts. As many people focus on spending, Giving Tuesday is intended for people to give back.

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  20. Officers find 28 grams of Cocaine in a carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Two Rock Island men are in custody after Davenport police say they found crack cocaine in a car they were in. 22-year-old Melvin Johnson and 25-year-old Brandon Pullman were arrested just before nine Wednesday night.

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