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today's headlines:

  • Carl Sandburg College signs a transfer agreement with Arizona State University,
  • EICC and SAU sign a different kind of transfer agreement,
  • and plans by the soon-to-be new owners of the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Moline.

It should be cloudy today with a chance of light rain and snow. High near 37.

today's headlines:

  • flooding is expected on some area rivers thanks to rain, snow melt, and frozen ground,
  • work will begin soon to build a Costco store in Davenport,
  • and the difference between "party declaration" and "party registration."

It should be sunny today, with a high near 32. 

today's headlines:

  • flooding is possible along the Rock River this week in the Quad Cities,
  • an Illinois bank opens its first branch in the Quad Cities, in Davenport,
  • and a retired educator from Bettendorf is running for the Iowa House.

More rain today with a high temperature this morning near 53, then falling to near 40 by late in the day.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Feb 19, 2018

Today's headlines:

  • federal tax reform held down Deere earnings, at least for the short term,
  • nothing to worry about so far in the spring flood outlook,
  • and Sikhs in the Quad Cities press for prosecution of a possible hate crime.

Rain is likely today–a 90% chance of showers. Also, possible thunderstorms. High of 55.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Feb 16, 2018

Today's headlines:

  • Pat Quinn brings his latest campaign to the Quad Cities,
  • trying to gauge the impact on earnings of Deere's purchase of the Wirtgen Group,
  • and the Iowa Supreme Court considers the waiting period for abortions.

Partly sunny today with a high near 23, and gusty winds up to 20 mph from the Northwest.

today's headlines:

  • Deere will announce first quarter earnings today,
  • Governor Bruce Rauner proposes a major tax cut, 
  • and early retirements will help Bettendorf save money in next year's budget.

It should be cloudy today with areas of fog and a chance for rain. The high should be around 43. 

today's headlines:

  • crime in Rock Island last year reached a 26-year low,
  • more cases of  Legionnaires' disease at the veterans home in Quincy,
  • and the "new" Steamwheelers are ready for their first season.

It should be sunny today with a high near 39. 

Today's headlines:

  • The federal tax overhaul helped boost profits for HNI Corporation,
  • With virtual reality you can explore the new I-74 bridge before it's built,
  • And this week NIU remembers the campus shootings 10 years ago.

It should be cloudy today with a high near 30, but with wind chills as low as zero.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Feb 12, 2018

today's headlines:

  • a new study on the possible impact of closing just one lock along the upper Mississippi River,
  • a prediction that farm income will be the lowest since 2006,
  • and Government Bridge will be closed to vehicles from this morning through Wednesday. night.

The forecast: it should be sunny today, with a high around 23. 

Friday, February 9, 2018

Feb 9, 2018

today's headlines:

  • the winter storm is bringing heavy snow to eastern Iowa and northern Illinois,
  • following a fatal fire in December, free smoke alarms will be installed in Davenport this weekend,
  • and the Iowa legislature considers banning nearly all abortions.

More snow today with a high around 24.