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Major Changes Possible for Downtown Davenport Traffic

More than 60 years after they became one-way through downtown Davenport, city officials are considering restoring 3rd and 4th streets to two-way traffic.

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News headlines for the morning of November 21, 2017

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A man died and two Davenport police officers were injured in a weekend shooting. 

Worshippers had filtered into a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday, mingling as morning prayers were just getting underway, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the midst of the crowd. The blast in the town of Mubi was devastating, killing at least 50 people and leaving many others injured, according to local police.

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Emirates Team New Zealand, who took home the America's Cup after swiping it from Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in a duel of foiling catamarans off Bermuda this summer — has re-invented the boat that will next compete for the trophy.

Deciding At What Age To Give A Kid A Smartphone

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It's the time of year when kids are thinking about their holiday wishlists. So, what's a parent to do when a child, possibly a very young child, asks for ... a smartphone?

We hear that smartphones can be addictive, that screen time can hurt learning, but can't these mini-computers also teach kids about responsibility and put educational apps at their tiny fingertips?

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