Hoping to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, members of Congress have introduced a bill that would allow victims to take their cases to court.

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Teenagers at a local high school continued a tradition of honoring veterans. Today, ROTC students at Davenport Central High School recognized alumni who were killed while serving in the military. 

Deere and Company

A familiar face has joined the Deere and Company board of directors. Wednesday the company announced the addition of Charles Holliday Junior, currently chairman of Royal Dutch Shell. 

Despite growing revenue from digital services, earnings fell for Lee Enterprises. Wednesday the media company based in Davenport reported financial results for the fiscal year that ended in September. 

tonight's headlines:

  • a gas pipeline explosion in Lee County, Illinois has killed two, and seriously injured 2 others,
  • another challenge is in the works for Iowa's bottle deposit law,
  • and Happy Joe's is holding its 45th annual holiday parties for special needs children.

Increasing clouds and breezy overnight, low near 23. Sunny on Wednesday, high around 33. 

Happy Joe's Holiday Party for Special Kids

Dec 5, 2017
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This week, Happy Joe's is treating kids with special needs with a party.  

Michelle O'Neill

Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri was injured in a traffic accident Monday morning at the intersection of 7th Street and 34th Avenue. 

News headlines for the morning of December 5, 2017

tonight's headlines:

  • the Davenport Fire Department issues its annual holiday safety advisory,
  • a monthly look at the Illinois economy shows slow but steady growth,
  • cities across the state join in the Illinois bicentennial celebration.

Cloudy and breezy overnight, low 28. Sunny and breezy Tuesday - high near 38.