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Police investigate after a shooting Monday in Rock Island

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - Rock Island police are investigating after a shooting Monday. The Rock Island Police Department responded about 7:41 a.m. to the 1000 block of 16th Avenue for a reported shooting from a vehicle, police said. According to police, a home was hit by gunfire, but no...
ROCK ISLAND, IL
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Police investigate after shooting at Davenport skate park

1 dead in vehicle rollover in Dubuque Co. According to the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, one person died in a rollover accident. Deputies identify man found dead after silo collapsed Yarmouth Tuesday. Updated: 8 hours ago. The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office identified the man found dead in the...
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Pro-choice protestors gather in Davenport park

Illinois still a safe haven for abortion, regardless of Supreme Court decision. Illinois has laws in place protecting a woman’s right to choose regardless of Friday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court. Trump endorses Bailey in GOP primary contest for Illinois governor. Updated: 6 hours ago. Former President...
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IOWA’S RIVER CRUISE SEASON BRINGS STOPS IN DAVENPORT, OTHER IOWA TOWNS

Iowa may not be at the top of the list of cruise ship destinations — but hundreds of people will be visiting on Mississippi River cruises this year. Steve Ahrens is the executive officer of the Riverfront Improvement Commission in Davenport, which greets the passengers during stops. “They are all over I have so much fun interacting with them,” he says, “here they are having sort of that Mark Twain esque kind of experience plus right — and a little bit of that whole that Midwest, nice kind of hospitality that goes with it.”
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Rock Island County Budgets-In Recycling

Brandon Melton, the agency's Staff Coordinator says the $80,000 could be used to provide financial support for private bin sites. "Midland Davis volunteered to start accepting drop-off recycling at their location. They've indicated that they would benefit from some assistance with signage and getting the word out that it is available to the public to drop off their recycling during their normal hours."
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All you need to know about the 2022 John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (KWQC) - The John Deere Classic kicks off Monday for the 51st year bringing golf fans from around the country to the Quad Cities. The Classic will run through Sunday. TPC Deere Run is closed to the public Monday and Tuesday, the gates open at 6 a.m. Wednesday...
EAST MOLINE, IL
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Mobile vaccination clinic for pet owners held in Davenport July 7th

MILAN, Ill. (KWQC) - The latest Quad City Animal Welfare Center Mobile Vaccine Clinic will be at the Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport on Thursday, July 7th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The clinic provides low-cost vaccinations in the Quad City community for dogs and cats. Cats must be in carriers and dogs must be leashed during the clinic.
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Davenport Community School District awarded $3.7 M to recruit new teachers

The Davenport Community School District received a $3,700,848 competitive grant to participate in the Teacher and Paraeducator Registered Apprenticeship (TRPA) Pilot Program on June 9. The TRPA program aims to support a pipeline for aspiring Iowa educators, providing recipients opportunities to earn credentials while learning or working in the classroom....
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Bettendorf artist featured at Bishop Hill

During the month of July, Jen Hunt will have her artworks featured at the Bishop Hill Creative Commons, located at 309 N. Bishop Hill St. in Bishop Hill. Hunt resides in Bettendorf, and is a multimedia artist. Her mediums include photography, upcycled sculpture, and abstract art. She is inspired by patterns found in nature and astronomy. Her acrylic paint on canvas reflects the beauty of chaos theory, according to a Bishop Hill release.
BETTENDORF, IA
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New youth murals taking shape in downtown Davenport

New murals are being painted at 4th and Pershing in downtown Davenport, through the Quad City Arts Metro Arts program. Murals on both sides of 4th Street are being done under the railroad bridge, replacing deteriorating Metro Arts murals that had been tagged with graffiti earlier this month. They’re expected to be completed by late July.
DAVENPORT, IA

Experience Absolute Science Today at Rock Island Library

Absolute Science will present two “Fire & Ice” live science shows on Monday, June 27 at the Rock Island Public Library Downtown and Southwest locations. The first show starts at 10:30 am in the Community Room of the Downtown Library, 401 19th Street. A second, identical presentation is offered at 1:00 pm at the Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island.
ROCK ISLAND, IL
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Hundreds march against Roe v. Wade overturn

Hundreds gathered at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Demonstrators marched across the Centennial Bridge and to the Federal Court House in Downtown Davenport. The event was organized by the We Won’t Go Back abortion rights movement. The protest focused on upcoming elections and encouraged people to vote.
ROCK ISLAND, IL

The QCA Classy Elvis Cocktail Bar You Didn’t Know About

The new "Elvis" biopic is out and a downtown Port Byron cocktail bar was born ready for this. Being an Arkansas river delta kid from only an hour outside of Memphis, I went to Elvis Presley's Graceland a gazillion times growing up. I'm versed in blues, barbecue, and the King, so I had to make sure Baz Luhrmann's new "Elvis" biopic got it right (it did, by the way, it's fantastic).
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