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Donors gave $12.2 million dollars to Birdies for Charity this year, despite the cancellation of the local PGA tournament. That's the fourth highest amount raised during the program's history. 

Over 100 new jobs will be created at the Sterilite Corporation in Davenport. By early next year, the factory plans to hire employees in maintenance, production, and shipping. 

Marianna Bacallao, WVIK News

Tomorrow marks two years since Corey Harrell Jr. was shot to death behind Moline City Hall. Detectives and family of the victim are still asking witnesses to come forward. 

Black in the QCA

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Jessica Gallagher

On Midwest Week, in their own words African American residents of the Quad Cities describe what it's like to live here.

This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.

Even in ancient Greece, professors were accused of having their heads in the clouds. Their places of work are still called "ivory towers." Before you agree, listen to this Rock Island story.

Kathie Obradovich, editor of the Iowa Capital Dispatch, provides an overview and analysis of all the key races in Iowa, from the presidency to the state legislature. Obradovich has 30+ years experience reporting on politics and government in Iowa including as a political reporter for the Quad City Times and political columnist and opinion editor for the Des Moines Register.

Supporters of Joe Biden stopped in Davenport today to talk about his coronavirus response plan. The group included Iowa Second District Congressman Dave Loebsack and Iowa House candidate Marie Gleason. 

Willow

Oct 29, 2020

This is Roald Tweet on Rock Island.

Of all the trees that inhabit the Mississippi River Valley, the most common are certainly the several species of willow that grow thick on the islands and bottomlands and along the sloughs of the main channel.

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