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The Channel Cat Water Taxi will carry its last passengers of the year, this weekend. Operated by MetroLINK, the Channel Cat has carried nearly 44,000 people since Memorial Day.

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An old building in downtown Davenport, now supporting local artists, may soon become a "landmark." 

Wednesday night, the city council will consider a Local Historic Landmark Designation for the John Kelly Company Wholesale Groceries Building at 225 East 2nd Street - currently the home of the Bucktown Center for the Arts.

Iowa Supreme Court

Justices from the Iowa Supreme Court will visit the Quad Cities this week to hear a case and talk with high school students about the court.  

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Davenport is preparing to take the next step in cleaning up its riverfront, and make it ready for future projects. Wednesday night, the city council held a public hearing on a plan to spend up to 236,000 dollars to demolish what's left of the Rhythm City casino site.

QC Food Hub

After eight years, the QC Food Hub in Davenport is closing. Its goal was to support local farmers and help them sell the food they produced to local residents. 

Davenport schools were open Wednesday as usual despite possible threats posted on social media. 

Update from the Davenport School District: 

A well-known investor is going to buy a major stake in Pilot Flying J truck stops and will become a majority owner within about five years. Warren Buffet's company, Berkshire Hathaway, says it will buy 38 percent of the company, and that stake will rise to 80 percent in 2023. 

Student Hunger Drive

Along with going to class, students at 17 area high schools will spend the next six weeks collecting food for the needy. The 32nd Annual Student Hunger Drive begins Monday night.

The trial has started for a Davenport man suspected of killing his parents. Jury selection began Monday morning in Scott County District Court for 21 year old Sean Freese. 

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