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In the first episode of "Margins," Dr. Christopher Whitt talks with Berlinda Tyler-Jamison, president of the Rock Island County NAACP, and Rev. Dwight Ford, pastor of Grace City Church in Rock Island.

Writer's Almanac

Arbor Day and the Benefits of Trees

Apr 22, 2017


Screenshot of a page from the Midwest Manufacting Business Conference website with three photos. The first is a head and shoulders picture of Ratzenberger smiling.
http://www.mmbconf.org/ / Midwest Manufacturing Business Conference

An actor known for playing a postman on the TV show, "Cheers," will remind manufacturers why they are essential. Next week, John Ratzenberger will be the keynote speaker at the first Midwest Manufacturing Business Conference in Bettendorf.

Report: QC Health Providers Need to Work Harder

Apr 21, 2017
WVIK News

A new report says healthcare providers in the Quad Cities need to work harder and more efficiently to address mental health and disability needs here.

Rock Island County GOP

Republicans in Rock Island County have a new leader. Thursday night, members of the central committee elected Mike Steffen to replace outgoing county chair Bill Bloom.

River Action, Inc.

For the 33rd year, River Action will celebrate Earth Day. On Saturday, the group will partner with the Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Department to remove invasive weeds from Pigeon Creek Park, east of the Arconic plant.

Court Denies Blagojevich 3rd Sentencing

Apr 21, 2017
Screenshot of a graphic shows Blagojevich's release date is May 23, 2024.
Bureau of Prisons website / U.S. Bureau of Prisons

A federal court took just three days to reject the appeal of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, dashing one of the Democrat's last hopes of getting out of prison before he has served his full 14-year sentence for corruption. 

via Augustana College

  Augustana College has hired its next provost and vice president for academic affairs.

WVIK News

After years of trying to re-gain control of the riverfront, Davenport may lease a section for truck parking.

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