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Small QCA Towns Make Big Plans For More Businesses Video included

Many small towns in our area are seeing young people go off to college and settle elsewhere, but some local villages are looking to change that.  Community members in Stockton, Illinois are using a special program to revitalize the community and potentially keeping more people around. More>>

QCA Church Marks 175th Anniversary Video included

A Davenport church is celebrating a big milestone this weekend. Sunday was the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ's 175th anniversary. More>>

Changes On The Way For SNAP Program Video included

Under the new farm bill, merchants will have to pay the transaction fees to process the benefits, which currently are covered by the federal government. The Iowa Department of Human Services warns that could cause some stores to stop accepting SNAP cards, which could have a major affect on how some residents get food. More>>

Bix Weekend Brings Boost for Local Businesses Video included

Upwards of 20,000 people took part in this year's Bix 7, not to mention all of the spectators and volunteers who lined the course. And, with so many extra people in town, Bix weekend means big business for many local shops and hospitality service providers. More>>

'Dog Days of Summer' at the Rock Island Public Library Video included

It's the Dog Days of Summer in the QCA - Not only is it the middle of the summer heat, but July is also National Hot Dog month. To celebrate, the Rock Island Public Library held a 'Dog Days of Summer' event Saturday.   More>>

Bix 7: One Woman's Inspiring Journey Video included

Toni Wendler was born with Spina Bifida, but that doesn't stop her from reaching her goals. She finished the 2014 Bix 7 race in about three hours on Saturday. More>>

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    Diet changes can alter gut bacteria

    Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study.
    Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study.
  • Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

    Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

    The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical...
    The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
  • Too few teens receive HPV shot

    Too few teens receive HPV shot

    An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
    An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
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  • Small QCA Towns Make Big Plans For More Businesses

    Small QCA Towns Make Big Plans For More Businesses

    Many small towns in our area are seeing young people go off to college and settle elsewhere, but some local villages are looking to change that.  Community members in Stockton, Illinois are using a special program to revitalize the community and potentially keeping more people around.
    Many small towns in our area are seeing young people go off to college and settle elsewhere, but some local villages are looking to change that.  Community members in Stockton, Illinois are using a special program to revitalize the community and potentially keeping more people around.
  • QCA Church Marks 175th Anniversary

    QCA Church Marks 175th Anniversary

    A Davenport church is celebrating a big milestone this weekend. Sunday was the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ's 175th anniversary.
    A Davenport church is celebrating a big milestone this weekend. Sunday was the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ's 175th anniversary.
  • Changes On The Way For SNAP Program

    Changes On The Way For SNAP Program

    Under the new farm bill, merchants will have to pay the transaction fees to process the benefits, which currently are covered by the federal government. The Iowa Department of Human Services warns that could cause some stores to stop accepting SNAP cards, which could have a major affect on how some residents get food.
    Under the new farm bill, merchants will have to pay the transaction fees to process the benefits, which currently are covered by the federal government. The Iowa Department of Human Services warns that could cause some stores to stop accepting SNAP cards, which could have a major affect on how some residents get food.

 

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