Friday, November 10, 2017

Nov 10, 2017

News headlines for the morning of November 10, 2017

  • This year's Student Hunger Drive has ended. Thursday, students from 17 high schools brought the food they've collected during the past six weeks to the River Bend Food Bank in Davenport. The final tally: 424,845 pounds of food.
  • The Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau is considering a destination marketing fee for hotels. 
  • A community activist and John Deere employee has decided to run for the Iowa Senate. Thursday, Marie Gleason of Bettendorf announced her bid for the Democratic nomination in District 47, which is now represented by Republican Roby Smith of Davenport.
  • Scientists serving as advisers to the United States EPA are finding out from news stories that they've been removed or demoted.