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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

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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.

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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.

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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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A new support group for senior citizens recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's is meant to teach them about what to expect from the disease. 

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For craft beer fans, it's a problem all too common: you go out with your friends after a hard day's work, drive all the way to that one bar that has your favorite draft — only to find the kegs have run dry.

Dan Bush wants to make sure that never happens at Armored Gardens, the barbecue restaurant and bar he'll open in downtown Davenport this fall.

Quad Citians who won't be able to view the total solar eclipse in southern Illinois or elsewhere might still have the chance to see this rare occurrence. 

A Rock Island man is still looking for his beloved lawn lamp three weeks after it was allegedly stolen from his front yard in the middle of the night. 

Mississippi Valley Fair

Renovations have been completed at a nearly 100 year old landmark in west Davenport. Just in time for this year's fair, the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds has re-furbished the Twin Towers. 

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The "Wall that Heals" is now on display in Moline. The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. arrived at the campus of Western Illinois University Wednesday, and will stay through Sunday.

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