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For this episode, we go back to 1990 to explore Stanley Liggins' living situation at the time he was arrested for murdering Jennifer Lewis.

Senate Hearing On SCOTUS-Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Mar 21, 2017
NPR live stream

NPR Politics team will live blog the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearings on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. The live blog will include streaming video, with posts featuring highlights, context and analysis from NPR reporters and correspondents. 

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TPC Deere Run is known for more than hosting the John Deere Classic every summer. It's also known as an outdoor classroom, a training ground for firefighters, and for environmental stewardship.

Gary Camarano

China could help boost the economy of Whiteside County and northwest Illinois. That's the goal for Tuesday's visit by the Chinese Consul General from Chicago.

After finishing runner-up in the Division III postseason tournament, a player and the coach from the Augustana College men's basketball team have been honored. The website, D3hoops.com, has named guard Chrishawn Orange to its All-America fourth team, and chosen Grey Giovanine as national co-coach of the year.

Sam Dunklau

City officials in Davenport want to help local teenagers find summer jobs. Next month, The city and Iowa WORKS will host a job fair for high school students.

Iowa WORKS is an state employment resource agency.

With help from another team, the Quad City Mallards have made the playoffs. 

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Another national retailer is going to close some stores, but the list does not include any in the Quad Cities. On Friday, J C Penney announced it will close 138 stores in the next few months due to slowing traffic and sales. 

One of the old light towers at Modern Woodmen Park
Sean Flynn Photography

When baseball season starts, fans at River Bandits games will have a brighter and safer view. New LED lights and in-field netting are being installed at Modern Woodman Park.

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