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COVID-19 is changing the way candidates campaign for the fall election.

Michelle O'Neill reports Congresswoman Cheri Bustos hosted a Zoom meeting Thursday night to open her virtual campaign office.

When the new school year begins, the Bettendorf schools will use a hybrid plan. 

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The number of COVID-19 cases in the Quad Cities continues to grow, and three people have died since late last week. 

The Jule

Dubuque's public transit, the Jule, is now requiring passengers to wear face coverings. The decision comes as coronavirus cases continue to rise. 

Figge Art Museum Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Aug 4, 2020
Figge Art Museum

To celebrate the Figge Art Museum’s 15th anniversary on Thursday, August 6th the museum on West 2nd Street in downtown Davenport, will have 15 days of events from August 6th to the 21st,  including performances, classes, behind-the-scenes tours, artist demonstrations, and more. / Iowa Department of Public Health

Public health officials in Dubuque County are dealing with a rise in COVID-19 cases, similar to the Quad Cities.

Michelle O'Neill reports Dubuque County governments, hospitals, emergency managers, and others have been working together since March to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. 

United Way Quad Cities

The United Way is asking Quad Cities residents to answer a survey on how COVID-19 has impacted their families. 

The Pleasant Valley School District has a plan to start the new school year that should meet the governor's requirements and still focus on safety for kids and staff.  Last week, the board of education approved a hybrid format, with half the students attending school on Mondays and Wednesdays, with the other half on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

A new socially-distanced concert will be held Friday, August 7th at 7:30 p.m. at Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, featuring Quad City Symphony concertmaster Naha Greenholtz and pianist Marian Lee.

Because of the pandemic, applications to vote by mail in the November election have been sent to residents of Rock Island County.