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Braves, Bulldogs, Panthers, and Lady Bears are showing the same talent and strength as their forerunners. At a breakfast today in Moline, the Missouri Valley Conference celebrated 25 years of women's sports. 

A 8-9 year old girls wearing safety glasses works with a machine and brush.
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Manufacturers need women to help fill jobs, and women can find fulfilling careers in the industry. Tuesday night in Davenport, the Manufacturing Institute and Arconic Foundation will help women learn from each other about opportunities, challenges, and best practices in the field.

Women Top The Democratic Ticket In November

Sep 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton was joined on stage by Reps. Tammy Duckworth and Cheri Bustos and Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza.
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The top four Democrats on the ballot this November in the Quad Cities area are women, and they all appeared on stage together on Labor Day at the Salute To Labor Picnic in Hampton, Illinois. 

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) is looking for ways to ensure women are treated more fairly in the workplace. On Monday she held a meeting with women business leaders in Galesburg as part of what she's calling a week-long women’s economic security tour. Tuesday she'll visit the communities of Peoria and Cuba.