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Another Snowy Weekend


Greetings from the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana.  I’m on my way home and I’ll be happy to see some snow since I missed last weekend’s big snow. 186 more words

Annie Glidden Mural

An entire wall in DeKalb, Illinois is taken up with a mural celebrating the city:  corn, barbed wire, the old post office, and Annie Glidden.  I liked the way the mural didn’t cover all the brick wall, but worked with the bricks and windows.
DeKalb, Illinois, USA.


Katie Donovan explains winter weather alerts

QUAD CITIES (KWQC) – Winter weather alerts come in varying levels of urgency, and they can get confusing. Here’s a refresher to kick off the start of snow season in the Midwest, courtesy of KWQC’s Katie Donovan and Gary Metivier.


Virgin Atlantic suspends its summer seasonal route from London Heathrow to Chicago O'Hare

Virgin Atlantic has announced it is suspending its summer seasonal route from London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare airport from summer 2017.

The seasonal route had been due to return in 2017 from May to October.   138 more words


John Glenn Elementary remembers namesake

DONAHUE, Ia. (KWQC)- Friday, the words pilot, astronaut and veteran could be heard in many classrooms at John Glenn Elementary school. The teachers began the day with an open-discussion and PowerPoint presentation to educate the students on the man their school is named after. 147 more words


Durbin announces bipartisan legislation protecting young people from deportation

WASHINGTON DC (KWQC) – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have announced that they will be introducing bipartisan legislation intended to protect young undocumented people. 476 more words


Crash kills three near Belleville, Illinois

BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR) – Three people died Friday afternoon in a crash on IL Rt. 158 near Concordia Church Road, the Illinois State Police said. 127 more words