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https://goo.gl/SWMtko / Arrowhead Ranch on Facebook

After extensive renovations, Arrowhead Ranch is ready to serve more at-risk young people. Tomorrow, the residential treatment center and school will host its annual Round-Up and kick off a national advertising campaign. 

Wikihow - https://goo.gl/L8X9my / Wikivisual

A local trial attorney has seen attitudes about workplace sexual harassment change a lot over 30 years. 

But Leanne Tyler of Bettendorf says fear and legal settlements continue to silence victims in the office, factory, store, classroom, hospital, and other places.

Michelle O'Neill reports Tyler has represented clients in the Quad Cities who took their employers to court to fight for their rights.

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Workplace sexual harassment occurs in many industries, not just entertainment and government.

But we rarely, if ever, hear about cases in the Quad Cities where bosses, supervisors and employees have subjected their co-workers to abuse, ranging from unwanted comments to sexual assault.

Michelle O'Neill talks with two Family Resources employees who work with people who've been targets of sexual harassment at their jobs in the Quad Cities.

Collin Schopp (memorial stone) & file / WVIK News

Friends, family, and coworkers gathered today to remember Davenport Fire Marshal Mike Hayman. A year ago, he died suddenly after serving the department for 33 years. Now, the city is dedicating a memorial stone in his honor.

Putnam Museum

A vote of confidence by city leaders for the Putnam Museum. Wednesday they held a ceremonial signing for a new agreement that will significantly increase city support over the next five or six years.

submitted / Scott County Family YMCA

The Scott County Family YMCA has gone public with plans to build a new downtown Davenport location. 

Collin Schopp reports yesterday, it announced a fundraising campaign.

Davenport wants to know how satisfied people are living in the city. This week, five-thousand residents will receive a survey asking about infrastructure, police and fire services, parks, and more. 

Kids Count 2018

Sep 27, 2018

Children's lives are improving in Illinois and Iowa but they still face many problems, especially for minorities. That was the message Wednesday during a review of the latest Kids Count Report. 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

A soldier from the Quad Cities will be buried Thursday ( 9/27 ), 51 years after he was killed in action during the Vietnam War. Lance Corporal John Killen from Davenport was just 18 when the helicopter he was riding in crashed after being hit by enemy fire.

https://goo.gl/cLK2sv / Iowa Department of Transportation on Twitter

It's officially fall, and that means farmers are harvesting crops and driving combines, tractors, and other large machines. 

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