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Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this week, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Trump nearly a month ago. 

Mariah Woelfel

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza says she's never seen a worse governor than Republican Governor Bruce Rauner, and that includes one she helped impeach. 


Americans who lose their coverage from the Affordable Care Act should be able to sign up for the healthcare plan now available to members of congress. 

City of Bettendorf

Bettendorf has hired a new city attorney. Christopher Curran will start working July 1, and replace Kristine Stone who resigned to accept a job with a law firm in Des Moines.

As the longest serving governor in US history prepares to leave Iowa for China, a former county treasurer and state senator takes his place.

A bill that would allow Illinois and Iowa mental health patients to get treatment across the border is now headed to Governor Bruce Rauner's desk.

Ill. Gen. Assembly - Barbara Wheeler


Time is running out for the governor of Illinois and the legislature to break a two-year deadlock, and agree on a state budget.

Mariah Woelfel

Hundreds of local businesses tried to sell their services to the Rock Island Arsenal on Wednesday. They set up shop at the iWireless Center in Moline as part of an annual networking event between the Army and business owners.

Levee Commission Changes

May 25, 2017

More than 100 years after it was formed some major changes are in the works for  Davenport's Levee Improvement Commission. This week, commissioners approved a change in the number of members and how they're chosen.

Six candidates want to represent Davenport's Third Ward on the city council. They all filed enough signatures to qualify for the ballot, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Bill Boom following his conviction in federal court of a felony.