Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep 28, 2017

  News headlines for the evening of Thursday, September 28, 2017

  • A possible new location may have been found for some Moline students displaced by a fire last weekend. Thursday night the Moline School Board will hold an "emergency meeting." And the subject is "the possible sale, purchase, or lease of property." 

  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday signed into law an abortion bill that he previously threatened to veto, prompting a backlash from conservatives and creating political risks for a first-term governor who has largely stayed away from social policies.

  • The iWireless Center in downtown Moline has a new name. Starting this Sunday, the 12,000-seat arena and conference center will be called the "TaxSlayer Center" as part of a $3.3 million dollar deal with a Georgia-based tax and financial services company.

  • The Iowa Army National Guard will hold community send-off ceremonies Friday for nearly 400 soldiers. Iowa Guard spokesman, Colonel Greg Hapgood says the members of the 248th Aviation Support Battalion will be deployed over seas for active duty in several nations, including Iraq and Afghanistan.