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    This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.Ever since 1689, historians have wondered just what happened to the Baron Lahontan in Minnesota. Although he was only…
  • Quad Cities residents will be able to learn about tolerance this week.
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    This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.The western lawman, Wyatt Earp, was born in Monmouth, Illinois, just south of here, on March 19th, 1848, and went on to…
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    This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.In 1840, the Reverend George Moore moved from Massachusetts to Quincy, Illinois to become a missionary for the Society…
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    Dr. LaDrina Wilson of IMAN Consulting is LIVE with Quad-Citizen Bryon Tyson, the father of a missing person, Sharmaine Harris, a local police officer, and award-winning journalist Renata Sago, discussing how and why certain missing person stories get covered while so many others do not.
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    This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.When the great American poet, William Cullen Bryant visited his brother John in Princeton, Illinois, in 1832, he…
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    This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.Have you ever wondered what Tom Sawyer would be like if Mark Twain had written the book fifty years later, in the 20th…
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    This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.Had General Winfield Scott ended his career with the Black Hawk War, our English language would have been the…
  • East Moline's at-risk preschoolers will now learn and grow in a space built just for them.
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    This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island."How many Minnehahas are there on the Land O'Lakes butter carton," my father asked me one day when I was six. "Two?" I…