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After a summer hiatus, Dr. Christopher is back with more conversations with change agents.

Mariah Woelfel/WVIK

There's a new mental health program in Scott County thanks to the philanthropic arm of Genesis Health System.

A bittersweet celebration was held Thursday at Genesis Medical Center in Silvis. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Illini Hospital Auxiliary, but the group is disbanding.

Lacy Scarmana / WVIK

Hundreds of people showed up for a 'No Hate' rally in Davenport's Vander Veer Park Wednesday afternoon. 

Fairmount Cemetery

The state of Iowa has stepped in to save a Davenport cemetery with financial problems. The Iowa Insurance Division has been appointed receiver of the Fairmount Cemetery, and has  chosen another cemetery in the city, Pine Hill, to manage it.

Child Abuse Council

An agency that's protected Quad Cities children for 40 years will celebrate its birthday Wednesday night. The Child Abuse Council was founded in 1977, and originally called the Council on Children at Risk. 

Herb Trix / WVIK News

One Human Family QCA will host a rally Wednesdsay at 12:15 P.M. at Davenport's Vander Veer Park. The group organized it as a response to white supremacist flyers that were recently found in the Quad Cities.

No Hate Rally Press Release 2 by Michelle O'Neill on Scribd

Ted Eytan / Flickr

Quad Citians gathered on the Centennial Bridge Sunday night to show solidarity with counter-protestors of a white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Two local groups are inviting nature lovers, history buffs, and others to the first "Hennepin Hoopla." It'll be held tomorrow at three locks on the Hennepin Canal in Milan.

Mariah Woelfel/WVIK

While it might not be the full solar eclipse that Americans are driving hundreds of miles to see, Quad Citians can still expect a show in the sky on August 21. 

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