Quad-City Times

Joe McLemore's barber shop is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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After working several odd jobs around the Quad Cities, Joe McLemore found his true passion when he opened Joe's Barber Shop in Davenport back in 1968. Thursday is the shop's 50th anniversary. 

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The Quad-City Times is hosting a forum on open government and public records. 

QC-Times Big Story: IMEG Growth

Sep 15, 2017

  

In 2015, Rock Island-based KJWW Engineering Consultants merged with a California company to become IMEG Corp., which now has more than 30 locations worldwide. 

QC-Times 'Big Story': United Neighbors Grant Repayment

May 19, 2017

Back in March, a community agency in Davenport was told it would have to pay back a large grant to the state. United Neighbors was asked to return $235,000 from a rental assistance program. 

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, Devan Patel has an update. 

QC-Times 'Big Story': Impact Of Property Tax Breaks

Apr 14, 2017
In 2013, Iowa governor Terry Branstad got bipartisan support in the legislature to reform the state's property taxes.
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Quad-City Times reporter Ed Tibbetts looks at Iowa's property tax breaks for businesses, and whether the breaks truly resulted in new jobs; as advertised.

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For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, reporter Devan Patel writes about how foreign doctors are helping to fill the doctor shortage in the Quad Cities.

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At the board meeting Monday night, Davenport Schools Superintendent Dr. Art Tate announced $18 million in budget cuts for the district.

QC-Times 'Big Story': Caring For Aging Parents

Feb 17, 2017
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 Quad-City Times columnist Barb Ickes writes about caring for aging parents for this week's "Big Story."

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A week and a half ago, Davenport police were called to the scene of a deadly car accident at the intersection of 2nd Street and Brady Street.

A driver who was stopped at a red light was killed when another speeding vehicle failed to stop, striking two cars.

For this week's "Big Story" in the Quad-City Times, Tara Becker reports on the nature of the investigation after accidents like this occur. 

Quad-City Sports Hall of Fame

Ninety plaques, honoring the best athletes in the Quad Cities, finally have a home. Tomorrow, the Quad-City Sports Hall of Fame will move to its new location at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport.  The Quad-City Times founded the Hall of Fame in 1987. And for the past 9 years, it has been in storage. Executive Editor of the Times, Jan Touney says tomorrow, the Sports Commission and River Bandits will hold a ribbon cutting at the new, permanent location.  Touney says a local firm, DMW Design, will install all the plaques on the suite level of Modern Woodmen Park.