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Prichard for Governor

A native of Davenport who's running for governor, will campaign in eastern Iowa Friday. State Representative Todd Prichard, from Charles City, has joined a long list of democrats in the race for the nomination next year.

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After years of planning, the Scott County Sheriff's Office has opened a new headquarters for its patrol division. Tuesday, department and county officials cut a ribbon on South 16th Avenue in Eldridge, just off Highway 61.

Davenport police are asking people for information about a weekend shooting in which three people were wounded.

Biss for Governor

One of the many democratic candidates for governor of Illinois will come to the Quad Cities this weekend. Saturday State Senator Daniel Biss from Evanston will meet with fellow democrats from Rock Island County.

A judge ordered Midwest Academy to pay former employee Cheyenne Jerred $748,800 in her whistleblower lawsuit against the shuttered Lee County boarding school for troubled teens.

IL Senate Approves Abortion Safeguards; Veto Likely

May 11, 2017

The Democratic-controlled Illinois Senate voted Wednesday to expand public financing for abortions and ensure legal access to the procedure across the state, although the measure likely awaits a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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The Third District Appellate Court in Illinois may decide whether Friendship Manor continues to get a property tax exemption. In 2014, Rock Island County Chief Assessor, Larry Wilson, denied the homestead exemption to the nonprofit after it had been receiving it for many years.

dailyherald.com

A new city administrator could start working for Moline next month. Tuesday night the city council will vote on hiring Doug Maxeiner after a nationwide search.

WVIK

A new member of the Iowa legislature is now running for governor. 

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