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Bill Adams, 5th Ward, is in Washington, D.C., working as a coordinator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, on loan from the American Red Cross, Rock Island chapter, where he is trained in coordinating emergency services.
Royal Neighbors dumps 20 workers, or just over 14% of it's headquarters staff while
If you're contemplating bankruptcy, you better do is soon before the disgraceful bankruptcy "reform" bill pushed by banking and credit card companies takes affect. The bill, while containing specialized measures that allows very wealthy people to retain their assets when filing bankruptcy, forces middle or lower income people to repay creditors, even if it means they lose everything. Inform yourself on this draconian measure here.
Moline police officer Tim Saathoff lost his 8 year old son Matthew in a tragic accident in Alpha when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a semi at an intersection.
The wife of a train engineer offers her views of Joe Moreno's parking a truck across the tracks and sitting in it to block a train from passing in order for runners to complete a road race.